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1398. 15 April.

Lease by Sir Thos de Nevill, lord of Hallumshire to John Jepson of Catcliff, of one toft and croft abutting on the common road of Catcliff towards the east and on a headland of Wm. de Wyntworth towards the west; 5 acres of land and meadow belonging to an oxgang called Jonet oxgang; land called le Lytilcarr' in the parish of Treton; one acre called Roger Ryddyng in the said parish; for 40 years for 6s. 8d. rent. The lessee to maintain the houses

at his own cost. 15 April, 21 Ric. ij.

One small seal, a beast couchant (?).

Endd. of Jonet oxgang. John Gefson holds one third and the toft, John de Deen another third at a rent of 3s. 4d. and Adam Alot the other third for a rent of 20d. and no more because the lord pardoned him the remainder because he was blind. [A. 235.]


Grant by Hugh Burgh, Wm. Wenlock, Griffin de Houton and 24 Oct. John Bokenhull, chaplain, to Roger, son of Roger Co.

knt. Roger de Thrysk, John Whychcote, and John Pope, rector of the Church of Eyame, of the manors and lordships of Treton . . . . Yorkshire.

Treton, 24 Oct. 11 Henry iv.


One small seal with an ivy leaf. Broken.


[A. 253.]

Grant by Hugh son of Ric. de Waddesworthe to Wm. son of Ric. de Sakeltonestal, for a sum of money bequeathed to him, of half the land between Lyuildesich and Bethesclogh, and between Tylliclif and Feldclif, within the boundaries of Waddeswrthe on the side of the sun, with the buildings thereon; for a rent of 24d. paid at St. Oswald's day and Martinmas. Witnesses :-Sir Ric. de Thornhil, Hugh de Rastric, Adam de Waddeswrth, Adam de Migeleya, Elias de Brodebothym, Ric. Talendace, Wm. de Schelf, maker of the charter.

Endd: Carta de Waddeswrd.

1437. 7 Nov.

[A. 25.]

Grant by Edm. Mosse son and heir of Robt. Mosse of Waddesworth to John Waller of Waddesworth, of a messuage and lands in the town and territory of Waddesworth. Witnesses :Edm. Fitzwilliam, Robt. Rypas, Edm. Lemyng, Wm. Tomson, Thos. Parsonson, John Wadelof.

Waddesworth, Thursday before Martinmas, 16 Hen. vj.

Seal, a trefoil.


[A. 283.]

Grant by Alice daughter of Ric. de Medeburne to John Rowelandd of Waddewrth, of a butt of land, (selionem) on the north field of Wadde

80 Near Halifax.

Ellen speaking of his manor of Wad

81 Near Tickhill. Hunter says (S. worth. Yorks., i., 249), I find William de St.

wrth, between the land of Robt. de Hoton on the west, and the land of the rector of Waddewrth Church on the east, abutting on the high road to Donecastre and on le Cliffes toward the wood. Witnesses-Thomas Clerk (Clerico) Robt. de Peterington, Adam son of Peter, Nic. Lemingger, Ric. Attegate (ad Portem), Hen. de Pinchewell, Ric. de Leversale, clerk.

Broken seal, legend ;-S * li * * Mede * *

1340. 27 Nov.

[A. 67.]

Grant by Wm. de S. Elena of Waddeworth to Robt. Breton of Ellesham, of a rent of 40s. from his lands in Waddeworth, Yorks. Witnesses :-John de Leuesham, Chaplain, Receiver of Tykehill Castle, John le Waleys, under constable of the Castle, Wm. de Estfeld, Elias de Waddeworth, John de Rypers, Rouland le Serjaunt, Ric.le Litster, John de Drayton, John de Waddesworth, Wm. del Wollehouse, Robt. son of Peter of the same, John de Hundon, John de Skipwithe, John de Arcubus, Robt. Crispin of Ellesham, Wm. Rate of the same, Hen. de la More, of Thorp, Walter de Kyrington.

Ellesham, Monday after St. Katharine's day, 1340.
Endd: Carta Willelim de Sancta Edela, (sic).

[B. 77.]

1374. Grant by John Ryperes of Waddeworth to Ric. de Fournays 12 Nov. and Margaret daughter of the grantor in free marriage, of a messuage in the town of Waddeworth, forty acres of land and all the rent of his free tenants in Waddeworth and Welyngley; the messuage lying between the messuage of Robt. son of Dionissa on the west and the messuage of Robt. Cartwryght, Chaplain, on the east; the 40 acres separately in the 3 fields of Waddeworth; in fee tail; at a rent of 40s. for his life. Witnesses :-Robt. Lemyng of Waddeworth, Ric. de Abyrforth, John de Chywyngton, John son of Wm., Robt. Ryperes, John Chiken all of the same place. Wadde worth, Sunday after Martinmass, 1374.

Seal with a shield bearing a bend, legend undecipherable.

[A. 204.]

1415. Record of the proceedings before Ric. Norton and other 29 Sept. justices at Westm. in Michaelmas term, 3 Hen. v.

Thos. Clarell claims from Edw. Fitzwilliam a messuage, 100 acres of land and 12 acres of meadow in Wadworth by Tikhyll, which Adam de Roderham Chaplain gave to Wm. Clarell and Agnes his wife for life, with remainder to Thos. son of Wm. Clarell in fee tail, which ought to descend to the plaintiff, being son of William, son of Thomas Clarell and cousin and heir of the said Thos. son of William. Edw. Fitzwilliam having called to warranty Katharine Lewer and she William Langstaf. Clarel recovers the land claimed. [A. 258.]

146. Power of attorney by Katherine Fitzwilliam, widow of Edw. 26 Jan. Fitzwilliam Esqre. to Robt. Walker to receive seisin from Henry Sothill, John Sanforth Esqre., Thos. Fitzwilliam, rector of Sproteburgh Church, Wm. Cresy, of Wath, Robt. Wright, rector of Rosyngton Church and John Bossewell, of Connesburgh, of lands and tenements in Waddesworth and Wellyngly, late belonging to Wm.

Burton, citizen and mercer of London; of one closure called Collriddyng by Wodlathes; of 20s. rent from the lands of Robt. Fitzwilliam in Cusseworth fields, and of one messuage in Sandell by Doncaster.

Waddesworth, 26 Jan. 5 Edw. iv.

Seal, bird on a perch, inscribed I * vocei (?).

1572. 7 Oct.

Walden Stubbs.82

[B. 147.]

Grant by Edw. Warcoppe of Warcoppe in Westmerland, gent. in performance of an indenture between him and his wife and Geo. earl of Shrewsbury dated 5 Oct. inst., to the said earl of a fourth part of the manor of Stubbs Walden, Yorks, with 6 mesuages, 6 gardens, 100 acres of land, 40 acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, 300 acres of moor and 10s. rent in Stubbes Walden; tenements in Doncaster and Lytle Smeaton, Yorks. late in the tenure of Robt. Parmenter, John Waynehouse, clk. John Parkynson, Wm. Storre and Ric. Ellys; and 3s. 4d. rent in Piggeburne, Yorks. with power of attorney to Thos. Revelle and Wm. Waddye yeoman, to deliver seisin. 7 Oct. 14 Eliz. Signed-Edwarde Warcope.

Sealed and delivered in presence of Ric. Willcocke, Jas. Rasbye, Jas. Cobram, John Parkynson of Litle Smeton, Thos. Warde of Snathe, Thos. Scole of Kirkesmeton. (These are signatures.)

Mem. of delivery of seisin 7 Oct. in presence of Roger Wentworth, gent. Thos. Warde, John Nortone, John Parkynson, Robt. Walker, Thos. Heathecote, Robt. Jackeson, Jas. Storke.

"Mem. we find no tenne shillings rent in Stubbes, allthoughe it be named in the Conveyances, and so Warcoppe before the sealinge of any writinge declared the cause whye thes wordes were putte in. More at lardge appearethe upon the backe of the indenture."

Fragment of a seal bearing a seated figure and a child. [A. 350.]


1307. Quitclaim by James son of Sir Elias de Midehope, knt. to Wm. 15 April. son of Ralf de Scheffeld, of his right in land once his father's, which he held by feoffment of the said James or by feoffment of Dyonisia mother of the said William, in Walderschelf, Wytewell, Udene, Breriker, Barneside and Wyndehillefall; and the homage and service of Elias de Bosco and his heirs and other free tenants; and all natives, &c.; and his right in the manor of Penyngsale, and in 4 solidates and 6 denariates of rent in Swyndene, as held by the Abbot and convent of Kirkestede. Witnesses :-Sir Nic. de Worteley, Sir Hugh de Eland, Sir Robt. de Waddisley, knts. Thos. de Munteney. Notingham, Saturday after SS. Tiburnius and Valerian, 35 Edw. i.

82 In Womersley parish.

83 Waldershelf is in the chapelry of

Bradfield in Hallamshire.

[A. 105.]


Grant by Nicholas de Baloyne to Henry son of Thurbarn of a toft and croft in the town of Wales; all the land in Wales held by Thurban of the grantor; and 3 acres and rood called le Delakir, in his demesne, between Herthillesdom on the south and the way from Wales to Thorpesford on the north; for 3s. 6d. rent; with grant that if the said Henry make forfeit, he shall not be amerced more than 18d. Witnesses -Nic. de S. Paule, Nic. le Conestable, Gilbert le Sergaunt, Thos. le Kyngesman, John his brother, Ascuyl de Anestay, Jordan de Treton.

Endd: with a mem. that Gregory Sayntpaul gave the said tenement in Wales to Sir John de Horberi in exchange for a tenement and 2 oxgangs in Totwik where he dwells. [B. 34.]


Grant by Walter son of Ranulf de Magneby to Esperverius de Welles of the homage and service of Alex. de Ellerton and Emma his wife and their heirs for 2 oxgangs; of Wm. Costantin and his heirs for 2 oxgangs; of Wm. de Oterington and Cristiana his wife and their heirs for one oxgang; of Roger son of Simon and his heirs for 5 oxgangs; of Wm. son of Ranulf de Morton and his heirs for 5 oxgangs; of Alan de Lek' and his heirs for 6 oxgangs; of Matthew de Alverton and Matilda Soudan his wife and their heirs for 3 oxgangs, all in Warlauby; with the demesne lands held by Roger son of Simon, Wm. son of Ranulf de Morton, Matthew de Alverton and Matilda Soudan his wife in the tiled land called Toftis, and by the Cross at the head of the town of Warlauby, and in Setacres; with all easements, &c. and doing foreign service to the said knight's fee where seven carucates of land make one. The said Esperverius is to do the homage and service to the heirs of Ric. de Sutton which he owes to Walter for the tenements he and Beatrice his wife hold of him. Witnesses :-Sir Adam de Nairforth, bailiff of Richmond, Sir Wm. de Midelton, Adam de Magneby, Ralf de Amundevil, John de Romundeby, Thos. de Oterington, Wm. de Bretevil, Elias son of Philip de Morton, Robt. son of Hugh de Langeton, Adam de Ainderby.

Endd: Warlaughby.

White seal defaced.

[A. 68.]

Grant by Walter son of Randolf de Magneby to Espervarius de Welles, of the homages and services of Alex. de Ellerton and Emma his

84 Wales in the extensive parish of Laughton-in-le-Morthen, see Hunter's S. Yorks. i., 307. It belonged to Bradenstoke priory in Wiltshire.

85 Warlaby, in the township and parish of Ainderby Steeple near Northallerton. The family of de Magneby bore Arg. 3 bars sable, over all a maunche gules.

The heiress married Edw. de Saltmarsh. Their descendants in Lincolnshire only, so far as I have seen, quartered this coat, giving a fleur-de-lis instead of the maunch, yet the chief line was entitled to do so. Sparrowhawk is a strange name for a man, but occurs in AngloSaxon Chron. 1048.

wife for 2 oxgangs held of him in Warlouby; of Wm. Constantin for 2 oxgangs; of Wm. de Oterington and Cristiana his wife for 1 oxgang; of Roger son of Simon for 5 oxgangs; of Wm. son of Randolf de Morton for 5 oxgangs; and of Alan de Leke for 6 oxgangs, all in the same town; to hold of the heirs of Ric. de Sutton; for the service of a knight's fee where 7 ploughlands make a fee, and the service for the tenement held by him and his wife Beatrice of the said Walter. Witnesses-Sir Adam de Nayrford, bailiff of Rychemund, Wm. de Mydelton, Magneby, Rolf, Damundevill, John de Romundby, Thos. de Otryngton, Wm. de Brettevill, Elyas f. ton, Robt. son of Hugh de Langeton, Adam de Aynderby.

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[B. 35.]

Grant by John son of Ralf de Lek to Thos. de Alvertona of the rent of a pair of white gloves from Alan de Lek' his son for a plot of land, capital messuage and 6 oxgangs in the town and territory of Warlauby held by the said Alan for life; with Alan's service, and the reversion. Witnesses-Sir Arsculph de Cleseby, Sir Ric. de Romundeby, knts., Roger le Sperver, Ric. de Horneby, Hugh de Langetona, Wm. de Lasceles, Ric. de Kerby. [B. 36.]

1299. 7 June.

Demise by Roger Caperner of Warlauby to John son of Stephen Bot of Romundeby of a messuage in Warlauby, lying between the messuage of Sir Peter de la Lund on the west and the messuage of the said Roger; late belonging to Robert brother of Roger; for 10 years from Whitsuntide 1299; for one rose in rose time; with covenant for paying for improvements at the end of the term or allowing their removal. Witnesses :-Sir Peter de la Lund, Sir Geoffrey de Hewik, Ric. de Kerby, Wm. de Werwelton in Warlauby, John de Latur of the same, Peter Parwink of Morton, John de Herling in the same, Hen. son of Adam de Morton.

White seal obliterated.

[A. 93.]

1331. Quitclaim by Agnes daughter of Nic. de Warlauby clerk, to 20 July. Robt. de Kyrckby of her right in lands and tenements in Warlauby which she once had. Witnesses-Sir Nic. de Hewyk, knt., John Clerwaus, Thos. de Fencotes, Wm. de Scorneton, Hen. de Kyrckby, Thos. de Neusom, Thos. de Gaytenby. Warlauby, St. Margaret's day, 5 Edw. iii. [A. 136.]

1340. Quitclaim by John de Romondeby nephew and heir of Sir 18 Oct. Ric. de Romondeby knt. to Robt. de Kirkeby of his right in two oxgangs of land in Warlaghby. Warlaghby, Wednesday, St. Luke's day, 1340. Witnesses :-Thos. de Fencotes, Wm. de Scurueton, Thos. de Gaytenby, Hen. de Kirkeby, Nic. Parnyng of Morton. Seal, a stag, inscribed, O L ASSOWEHES.


21 Nov.

[B. 76.]

Demise by Wm. de Lascelles of Warlaghby to John de Barneby of Alverton and Matilda his wife of all his lands and tenements in Warlaghby; for 20 years at 40s. in silver yearly

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