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Grant by Hugh son of Ralf de Hwitstan to Roger son of Hugh de Eston, of 5 acres in his assart in Hwitstan field, between the land of Matilda de Becton, late wife of John de Becton, and the grantor's land, which is on the west; bounded at one end by the outlet of the town of Hwitstan towards the wood, and at the other by the stream of Ulleya ; for 1d. yearly rent, and 28s. beforehand. Witnesses :-Sir Robt. de Wikerell, Sir John Chaplain of Hwitstan, John de Treton. Hugh Marescallus, Roger de Hwitstan, John de Gilchreit, Rob. de Ulleya, John Seggebroc. [A. 7.]
134. Grant by Ralf son of Robt. Wade of Ullay Chaplain, to Wm. 10 March. Bonet of Anstan of his land and tenements in Whitstan and Morthyng granted to him by Thos. son of William Skrounck of Whitstan. Witnesses-Hugh de Totehill, Wm. del Rodes, John de Neuton, Hen. de Hinkershill, Wm. del Brome. Whitstan. Thursday before the feast of S. Gregory the Pope. 1344. Seal, the Virgin and child inscribed, AVE MARIA G'ATIA PLE'.
134. Grant by Wm. Bonet of Anstan to Adam Gamel of Morthyng 21 March. of 2 messuages in the town of Whitstan, and 35 acres 3 roods of arable land in the fields of Whitstan and Morthyng; one messuage with croft containing one acre, in the town of Whitstan between the toft of Wm. de Brome on either side, held in dower by Eva late wife of Adam de Whitstan; another messuage called Coddeyerd in the same town, with a plot of land and meadow adjoining called Thirswelleflat, with a plot of wood and pasture called le Cloegh, and one acre adjoining called Brereacre by the land of Hugh Wrask; one acre and one plot of meadow called Tourneberg', in Whitstan and Morthyng field, on the east of the way leading from Roderham to Wirkesop; 9 acres of arable land by the king's highway from Whitstan to Morthyng, on the north side, in two places in les Baroflattes, with one piece of meadow adjoining called Baroheng'; [ acre and] meadow adjoining lying on les Fenewes; an acre in the same field between the land of John de Neuton on both sides; acre between the land of gsburgh and the land of Wm. Norys; 2 acres in the same field between the land of John de Neuton on the east and the land of John de Conygsburgh on the west abutting on the highway; acre with meadow adjoining in the same field between the land of Wm. del Brome on both sides, abutting on the highway; acre with meadow adjoining in the same furlong between the land of Wm. Norys and the land of Wm. Bercar' abutting on the highway; 1 acre with meadow adjoining by the way to Schitergrene between the land of John de Neuton and Wm. del Brome; 1 acre in two places abutting on Morthyngcroft; 3 roods in the south field between Whitstan and
90 Whiston, in Hallamshire. See Dr. Gatty's ed. of Hunter, p. 491. In the first deed we find the aspirate still
rightly in front of the W., in the second they had changed places.
Morthyng between the land of John de Neuton on both sides abutting on the highway; 1 rood in the same field between the land of Wm. del Brome and Simon Hervy, abutting on the highway; 1 rood in the same furlong between the land of John de Neuton and the land of Adam Camel, abutting on the highway; 3 roods in the same field between the land of John de Neuton on both sides abutting on the highway; 1 rood called Selyrode between the land of Wm. del Brome and Simon Hervy; acre between Holdestawegate and the land of Wm. del Brome; 3 roods in the same field on the east of the windmill between the land of John de Neuton on both sides; 1 acre in the same field on the west of the windmill between the land of Wm. Bercar' and John de Conygsburgh; 1 acre in the same field between Stawegate and the land of John de Conygsburgh; 1 acre with meadow adjoining at Hestynschate between the land of John de Neuton on both sides; 1 rood with meadow adjoining between the land of Wm. del Brome and Simon Hervy abutting on Horscroft; acre with meadow adjoining between the land of Wm. del Brome and John de Neuton, abutting on Horscroft; one rood with meadow adjoining on les Brodehadelandes between the land of Wm. Bercar and Wm. del Brome; acre with meadow adjoining on les Brodehadelandes between the land of Wm. Norys and John de Conygsburgh; 3 acres with meadow adjoining on Brodehadelandes; 1 acre with meadow adjoining in the same furlong in 2 places between the laud of John de Neuton and the land of Wm. del Brome; and acre with meadow adjoining in the same furlong between the land of the Prior of Wirkesop and John de Neuton; all which he had by grant of Sir Ralf son of Robert Wade of Ullay, Chaplain. Witnesses: -Hugh de Totehil, Wm. del Rodes, John de Neuton, Wm. de Ullay, Hen. de Hinkershill, Wm. del Brome, Wm. Bynne. Whitstan, Monday before the Annunciation. 1334, 19 Edw. iii.
Seal, a saint, nimbed, holding a consecrated wafer on which is the Paschal lamb bearing a flag, legend:-Ecce angnus (sic) Dei qui tol. [A. 157.]
Quitclaim by Richard Godbarne of Askerne to Sir William de Mirfeld, Kt., of all the lands and tenements in Wyk, formerly of William Milner brother of the said Richard. Witnesses :William Hanson del Scholes, Thomas de Forunlay, Richard Colier of Wyk, John del Stones of Wyk, Hugh Lucas. Mirfeld 3 June, 50 Edw. iij.
Seal, a squirrel, legend, E E DIVE SOTV.
Grant by Merjoria late wife of Robert de Craven dwelling in Handisworth Wodehousis to John son of Nicholas de Astona, of 2 acres of meadow in the meadows of Handisworth Wode
91 Hardly Wike in Harewood parish.
housis in le Brodehing between the meadow of John de Hakinthorp and that of William de Birlayston, and abutting at one end on the meadow of John de Hakinthorp and that of Richard de Marcham and at the other end on the mill dike. Witnesses :-Hugh de Keuetona, Mathew de Actona, Hugh le Westrin, William de Birlayston of Handisworth Wodehousis, William son of Nicholas of the same. Aston, Monday after the [B. 59.]
feast of St. Dennis. 1316.
1482. Grant by John Burghe of Hansworth Wodhousse, to John 26 May. Hewett of Waleis of all his lands &c. in the town, fields and territory of Wodhousse, and in the parish of Hansworth, late belonging to Wm. Burghe his father. Witnesses :-Wm. Mariot of Wodhousse, John Markham, John Mariot, Wm. Skergyll, Thos. Allen all of the same. Hansworth Wodhousse, Whit. Sunday. 22 Edw. iv.
Broken seal, a lion (?)
Confirmation by John Burghe, son and heir of Wm. Burgh late 25 Jan. of Hansworth Wodhows to John Hewitt of Walys by Aston, Yorks., of his holding in Hansworth-Wodhows held by demise of the said John Burgh.
Seal, the letter I within a double triangle.
1581. Power of attorney by George Earl of Shrewsbury to Wm. 13 Aug. Treppett and Wm. Clemmens to receive seisin from Wm. Pennell of Over Woddall in the parish of Darfelde, Yorks. yeoman, of Mylneclose, in the fields and territories of Hansworthe Wodhouse, Yorks. pursuant to a deed of the same date. 13 Aug. 23 Eliz
The Conversion of St. Paul. 1 Ric. iii.
The seal, which is broken, has leaves of some plant adhering on both sides. [A. 355.]
1412. 24 Jan.
Woodhouse in Thurleston.93
Grant by John Cook of Carlecotes in Thurleston to Wm. del Rodes of a moiety of the lands and tenements &c. held by grant of John Smyth of Midelton and Johanne his wife, in Wodhous and Carlecotes, within the bounds of Thurleston. Witnesses:Wm. Riche of Swynden, John Hesilhed of Thurleston, Wm. Elkok of the same, John Waynewryght of Penyston, Thos. de Ranowe, jun. of the Wodhous in Thurleston, the eve of the Conversion of St. Paul. 1413. 1 Hen. v. [A. 256.]
1293. 6 July.
Woodhouse nr. Leeds.91
Quitclaim by Robert son of Robert Godefray of Ledes to the prior and monks of the Holy Trinity Yorks, lord of the fee, of acre in the field of Ledes Wodhouses, held by Charter of
93 Thurlston in Penistone.
94 Of these witnesses, Wm. Pictavo of Paiton, is probably a misreading, also Veryte? Wayte.
John Godefray his brother; lying between the land of the prior and land held by Wm. Golding. Witnesses :-Sir Alex. de Ledes, Wm. Pictavo of Poiton, Roger de Northall, Wm. de Alretona, Wm. Veryte, John Chapman, Iurdan Whitheved, Gilbert Clerk. Ledes, the Octaves of SS. Peter and Paul, "Anno Domini nonagesimo tercio." Very faded.
Grant by Thos. de Acunthorp to Adam son of Ocherus of Baliol' of an oxgang of land in Wdehous late held by Adam Bonde, for 2s. yearly rent, saving the foreign [service] for 1 oxgang of land whereof 15 oxgangs make the seventh part of a knight's fee. Witnesses :-The Prior of Wyrsope, Simon Folioht, Elias the Chaplain of Canunthorp, Wm. the Clerk of Tretun, Robt. de Darnale, Wm. Cat, Hutting the boxer (Pugile). Seal in white wax, defaced. [A. 3.]
Grant by Thos. son of Leising, by request of Thos. de Langwath, and for 20s. st. paid by him to the Hospital of St. Peter's York of land in Kunigstrete near the land of Robt. Brun towards the north, in frank almoin. Witnesses-Master Ralf, rector and the brethren of the Hospital, Master Wm. de Gerundem, Peter and Lambert, Chaplains of the Hospital, Wm. de Notingham, Roger de Derbya, and Richard clerks of the Hospital, Malger Marescaldus, Ingolfus, Richard, Walter and other servants of the Hospital, Daniel Bouer, Thomas and his other sons, Laurence Bouer, Thos. son of Sol. Ranulf de Barnebi, Hugh le Brun, Richard son of Wilard, and his son, Ric. de Crachale.
Endd. de Langwat.
Thom. fil. Leising, de terra in Cuningstret, ad instanciam T.
1344. Quitclaim by John Pa. r the elder, citizen of York to 25 March. Thos. Deyvile of York, clerk, of his right in a tenement in Fisshergate in the suburb of York, in St. Helen's parish, held by the said Thos. by feoffment of the said John, and which late belonged to Thos. Verdenall, son of Robt. Verdenall, lying between the King's Street in front, and the King's dike, behind, and between the land of the Prior of Drax and the land late of Thos de Northfolk. Witnesses:John de Shirburn', then Mayor of York, John Touk and John de Coupmauthorp, then bailiffs of the city, John Haunsard, Ralf de Staynegreve, John, son of John de Warthill, Robt. de Podeseye, the elder, John de Redeley. York, Thursday, the Annunciation, 1344. 18 Edw. iii.
Fragment of a seal, in red wax, bearing a full length figure holding a staff (a king?) [A. 156.]
95 There is nothing to locate this Woodhouse with certainty.
Sale by Sir Wm. Robinson of Newby, Yorks. Knt. to Raiph Bell of Thirske, Gent. of a house or roomth (sic) in the Close of the late cathedral church of St. Peter of York, abutting on the palace yard wall, the prebendal house of Stillington, and the Close of the said late cathedral church, leased by John Scott, DD. late dean of York and the Chapter to Sir Wm. Ingram, Knt. by identure dated 13 Sept. 2 Car. I. for 40 years, and sold by Ingram to Robinson by indenture dated 22 June, 19 Car. I. 22 Jan. 1649. Signed Wm. Robinson. Witnesses-Ric. Scudamor, J. Bellay, Lewis Darcy, Robt. Holborn, Raiphe York. (Signatures.)
Seal, a shield crowned.
16. 22 Jan.
1455. 9 Nov.
Receipt by Robt. Wyllys, prior of Brydlyngton, Yorks, from Lady Alesia Agard, principal executrix of the will of Andrew Agard, knt. deceased, by the hand of John Bransby, for £6 13s. 4d., in full payment of all debts. 9 Nov. 34 Henry vi. [B. 141.]
YORKSHIRE RECEIPTS, BONDS, &c.
1412. 12 Jan.
Grant by Adam Bemounde to Adam Myrfeld, Wm. Thornell of Fekysby and John Morlay, vicar of Hodersfeld Church, of all his goods and chattels, live and dead. Heton, 12 Jan.,
Grant by Nich. Bemont to Richard, Duke of York, John 1 [Jan]. Sayvell, knt. [Ric. Sayvell], esq., Ric. Bemont, his brother (?) Joan "sorori ejusdem Bastar his two sons John, (sic) of all his goods and chattels. 1 [January ?], 24 Hen. vi.
1 Hen. v.
The writing nearly obliterated.
A small fragment of a seal, with letters on it.
Indenture for the settlement of variances and debates between 16 Sept. Oliver Mirfeld, Robt., Wm., John, Ric. and Laurence Bemond, Wm. Haghe, John Lokwode, Ric. Horsefall, Thos. Schagh, and other kin and friends of theirs, on one part, and Nicholas Bemond, Ric. Brook, and other kin and friends of theirs on the other; to stand to the award of Sir John Savell, knt, John, his son, and Wm. Mirfeld. Their award is that the said Robert pays to the said Nicholas before St.
1 No pedigree of the Agards of Yorkshire, afterwards Agar, has yet been attempted, though they were the progenitors of an ennobled family in Ireland, and remained long after at Stockton,
2 See an account of the Beaumont family communicated by Mr. Tomlinson in Y. A. J., vol. viii., p. 502.