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1621. Henricus filius Richardi Thompson nuper defuncti in Settele in Parochia de Giglehwicke et Helenæ uxoris ejus in itinere in parochia parturientis baptizab: trigesimo die Julii. 1621. Gratia filia Richardi Saltonstall, militis et Gratiæ uxoris ejus

bapt. 26 ffebe.

1622. Anna uxor Domi ffrancisci Ireland militis vitam hanc caducam in immortali mutavit quarto die Augusti.

1624. Johannes filius Domini Richardi Saltonstall militis et Gratiæ
uxoris ejus baptizab: vicessimo octavo die Novembris.
1625. Maria filia Richardi Croft Baptizab. Maii primo 1625.

Thomas Parkinson de Ackworth et Janna Clarkeson de
Ryhil nuptias inibant eodem die viz maii primo anno 1625
Caroli regis Anno primo patre suo defuncto.

1625. Obitus sanctissimæ domina Gratiæ Saltonstall uxoris dmi
Richardi Saltonstall militis vicessimo septimo die Junii.
This lady is elsewhere in the registers styled "piissima."

The Register for 1626 begins thus :—

Anno dmi 1626 anno regni domi reg(is) Caroli primo Johanne Atkinsono curato.

1626. Elizabetha filia domi ffrancisci Ireland militis nata et baptizata erat tertio die Martii.

1630. The last entry in the book is Franciscus filius Roberti Owrom Baptiz: 10 Martii.

NOTE. Dr. Sykes suggests that the confused entry recorded on p. 313 of Vol. XII. of the Journal means that Blacke, a servant of Thomas Gargrave, was the putative father of Isabel Brathet's child.


(Charter Roll, 18 Edw: j. No 50). Ex Rotulo de Auno 18°
Edw: jin No 50.

For Elias de

The King to the Archbishops, etc., greeting. Know that we have granted and by this our charter have confirmed to Elias de Midhope that he and his heirs for ever may have one market every week on Tuesday at his manor of Peningsale1 in the county of York, and one fair at the same place every year for three days, namely, on the eve, the day and the morrow of Saint Barnabas Apostle, unless that market and fair are to the injury of neighbouring markets and fairs. We have granted also to the same Elias that he and his heirs for ever may have free warren in all his demesne lands of the aforesaid manor and Midhope, Langside, Udene, Hordene, Waldershelfe, Mickledene and Barmeside in the county aforesaid, while those lands are not within the boundaries of our forest, so that no one may enter those lands to chase in them or to catch anything which pertains to warren without license and will of the same Elias or his heirs, on pain of our forfeit of ten pounds. Wherefore we wish and firmly command for ourselves and our heirs that the aforesaid Elias and his heirs for ever have the aforesaid market and fair at his manor of Peningsale with all liberties and free customs pertaining to such market and fair, unless, etc. And that the same Elias and his heirs for ever may have free warren in all his demesne lands aforesaid, as long as, etc. so that, etc. as is aforesaid, these being witnesses-the venerable fathers G. Wigorn, R. Bathon and Wellen, A. Dunelm, Th. Meneven," bishops, Edmund our brother, William de Valence our uncle, Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester and Hereford, Henry de Lacy Earl of Lincoln, Humfrey de Bohun Earl of Hereford and Essex, Roger de Bigod Earl of Norfolk Marshall of England, Henry de Grandisono, Peter de Champount, Richard de Bosco and others.

Given by our hand on the eighth day of June (1290).

(This) agrees with the Record.

GEO: HOLMES, Deputy.
WILL: PETYT, esquire.

Sheffeild granted 24 Edw: j. (1295).
Doncaster granted 1 John (1199).

Bradford granted 22 Edw: j. (1293), part 1. No. [23].

Bawtrey 22 Edw: j. (1293), No. 39.

Rotherham 9 Edw: ij. (1315), No. 38.

Wakefield 19 Edw: ij. (1325).


Barnesley not granted till after Edward the 4th's time.

1 See Yorkshire Archæological Journal, xii., p. 300.

2 Thomas Beke, Bishop of St. David's,

Lord Treasurer, brother of Anthony,
Bishop of Durham.

3 See p. 220.

Lett Geo: Bramhalle and other the partics concerned in the holding a markett at Peninston in the west ridding of the County of Yorke or theire agent attend me at my Chambers on Friday the 30th of this instant June at six a clock in the evening to shew cause why an informacon in nature of a Quo Warranto should not be exhibitted against them for holding the said markett. It appeareing by affidavits that till very lately noe markett was held there in the memory of man.

Tho: Trevor.

Inner Temple,

10th June, 1698.

Overleaf in another hand-Godfrey Boswell of Gunthwaite in the County of Yorke Esqre. Lord of the Mannor of Peninston to keep a faire in the Towne of Peninston.

The faire of Barnesley is on Wednesday 7 miles distant from Penin


Endorsed-Peniston Markett.

Elias de Midhope Grant.
18 Edw: j. ao. 1290.

From the Calendar of Charter Rolls.
Public Record Office.

Doncaster fair granted to Robert de Thurnham.
1 John (1199), part 2, No. 5.
Bredford market and fair granted to Henry de Lacy Earl of Lincoln.
22 Edw: j. (1293), No. 23.
Robert de Veteri Ponte and

Baltrey-change of market of the manor.
Idonia de Leyborne one of the heirs of the aforesaid Robert.


22 Edw: j. (1293), No. 33. Sheffield--market, fair and free warren granted to Thomas de Furni24 Edw: j. (1295), No. 3.

Roderham-market and fair granted to the Abbot of Rufford. 9 Edw: ij. (1315), No. 38. Wakefied-fair granted to John de Warenna Earl of Surrey. 5 Edw: iij. (1331), No. 21.

1344 Know all men that Richard Crok of Bernesley and Agnes his wife have granted and demised to William de Boseville clerk, his heirs and assignes, all lands and all tenements, rents and services with meadows and with all other their appurtenances which the said Richard and Agues his wife have in the town of Bernesley. To have and to hold all the abovesaid lands and tenements rents and services with meadows and with all their appurtenances in the town abovesaid to the afore-mentioned William, his heirs and assignes, during term of life of the said Agnes. And the aforesaid Richard and Agnes his wife will warrant all the aforesaid lands and tenements, rents and services with meadows and with all their appurtenances in the aforesaid town, to the aforesaid William, his heirs and assignes, against all men during the life

Not entered, 19 Edw. ij.

of the aforesaid Agnes. In testimony of which thing, the said Richard and Agnes his wife have set their seals to this writing, these being witnesses --Richard de Boseville of Bernesley, William de Kenerosford, Roger Smith of Bernesley, Peter de Staynburgh of the same, John son of Philip of the same and others.

Given at Bernesley, on Monday the feast of Saint Valentine Martyr, the year of the Lord 1344. (18 Edw: iij. Feb. 14.)

Two seals.

Endorsed in a much later hand. Richard Crook to William Bosville clerk, deed of P. (premises ?) in Barnsley. 517 Edward 3d.

1350 Know (all men) present and future that I Thomas son and heir of John le Barker of Tunstall have given, granted and by this present my charter have confirmed to Thomas son of Adam de Bosse. vile of Erdeslay and to his heirs or assignes that messuage with buildings in Berneslay which the aforesaid John le Barker of Tunstall had by gift and enfeoffment of John Bullok of Berneslay and (which) fell to me by right of inheritance after the decease of the aforesaid John of Tunstall my father. To hold and to have the aforesaid messuage with buildings and with all its appurtenances to the aforesaid Thomas son of Adam de Bossevile and to his heirs or assignes, freely, quietly, well and in peace, of the chief lords of that fee for ever, by the services therefor owed and of right accustomed. And I the aforesaid Thomas son of John and my heirs will warrant the aforesaid messuage with buildings and with all other its appurtenances to the aforesaid Thomas son of Adam de Bossevile and to his heirs or assignes against all people for ever. In testimony of which thing I have set my scal to this present charter, there being witnesses-William de Notton, John Tours, John de Staynton, John de Drouffeld, Thomas de Staynburgh and others.

Given at Berneslay, on Friday next after the feast of the Annunciation of Blessed Mary the year of the Lord, 1350. (March 24 Edw. iij.)


Endorsed in a much later hand. Deed from Tho: Barker to Tho: Bosville-Message (sic) in Barneslay." 713 Edwd. 34.

1456 Know all men by (this) present that I John Lord Clifford and (de) Westmoreland have remised, released and for ever quitclaimed to Thomas Anne, Thomas Beaumont and John Gisburn chaplain, all my right and claim which I have or in any way shall be able in future to have of and in all those lands, tenements, rents, reversions and services with their appurtenances which I the said John Lord Clifford lately had and jointly held with William Mirfeld and Percival Cresage esquires still living, aud with Thomas late Lord Clifford and (de) Westmoreland my father and others now deceased, by gift and enfeoffment of Isabel late wife of John Bosvile esquire while she was single, in Ardeslay, Workesburgh, Barneslay, Gunthwayt, Denby, Calthorn and Yngbircheworth. So indeed that neither I the aforesaid John Lord Clifford nor my heirs shall be able in future to exact or to claim any right or claim in the aforesaid lands, tenements, rents, reversions and services with

1344, Feb: 14, was 18 Edw. iij.
This word is in a much earlier hand

than the rest of the endorsement.
1350, March was 24 Edw. iij..

their appurtenances or in any parcel of the same, but may be excluded for ever from all action, right, title, claim and demand therein to be had or sought. In testimony of which thing I have set my seal to this present writing.

Given the 27th day of September the year of the reign of king Henry the Sixth after the conquest of England, 35. (1456.)


Endorsed in a much later hand-Release from Lord Clifford of Gun

thwait, etc. to Ann and others. 35 Henry 6th. (1456.)

1586 This Indenture tripartite made the eight daye of Januarye, in the xxviijth yere of the Reigne of our Soveraigne Ladye Elizabeth by the grace of god Quene of Englande Fraunce and Irelande defendour of the faith etc. Betwene Francys Bossevyle of Guntwhayte in the Countie of York esquier on the firste partie and Avarey Copley the yonger gentleman and John Dighton the yonger gentleman on the seconde partie and Robert Bradford esquier and Christopher Copley gentleman on the thirde partie Witnessith That the said Francys Bossevile aswell in consideracion of the mariage alreadye had and solempnized betwene the said Francys Bossevyle and Dorothie nowe his wief, and for a joynture to be made to the said Dorothie as also for the good will and affection that he beareth towardes suche his frendes and kynsfolk as be hereafter named in this Indenture and for dyvers other good and reasonable causes and consyderacions hym the said Francys Bossevyle thereunto specially movinge doth covenaunt and conclude for hym self his heires and admynistratours to and with the said Avarey Copley John Dighton Robert Bradford and Christofer Copley and their severall heires and assignes and to and with everye of them by these presentes That he the said Francys Bossevyle shall and will on thissyde and before the Feaste of Easter nexte ensuynge the date hereof at the costes and charges of hym the said Francys Bossevile levye a fyne in due forme of Lawe to the said Avarey Copley and John Dighton and to their heires or to the heires of one of them of all those his mannours of Guntwhayte alias Gunbletwhayte Oxsprynge and Penystone with thappurtenaunces in the said Countie of Yorke and of all the landes and hereditamentes occupyed with the said severall mannours or knowne reputed or taken to be parte or parcell thereof and of all other his messuages landes tenementes and heredytamentes with all and singuler their appurtenaunces in Guntwhayt alias Gumbletwhayte Oxsprynge Penystone Thurleston Cawthorne Barnesley Ardslowe Denbie Walton Rowgh Byrcheworthe and Kexforthe alias Kereforth hill in the said Countie of Yorke or ellswhere in the said Countie By the name and names of the mannours of Gunt whayte alias Gumbletwhayte Oxspringe and Penystone with thappurtenaunces and of twelve messuages ten toftes one myme two dovecotes twelve gardens three hundreth acres of lande one hundreth and fiftye acres of meadowe two hundreth acres of pasture one hundreth acres of woodd fyve hundreth acres of more and twentie shillinges rent with thappurtenances in Guntwhayte alias Gunbletwhayte Oxspringe Penystone Thurlestone Cawthorne Barnesley Ardslowe Denby Walton Rowgh Byrchworth and Kexforthe alias Kereforth hill in the Countie of Yorke By which said fyne the said Francys shall recognize the said mannours and tenementes with thappurtenaunces to be the right of the said Avarey Copley as those which the sayd Avarey and John Dighton have of the

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