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1347 - Robert Hood of Maxstoke

Record
Date 1347
Topic The service owed by Robert Hood and many others of Maxstoke together with areas of land granted to Maxstoke Priory
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By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-09-28. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-09-28.

Record

[1347:]

 Enrolment of grant made by John, son and heir of Sir John de Clynton, of Maxstoke, knight, in his full age, to Robert prior of Maxstoke and the convent there of the site of the manor of Maxstoke with its appurtenances, all the park of that manor and with all the islands adjacent, between the park and the water of Blythe, and all the field with hedges and ditches, in the manor called 'Chirchefeld,' and all the field there called 'Peseforlong,' all the field there with hedges and ditches called 'Bedeshalefeld,' all the field there with hedges and ditches called 'Spelleslond,' all the plot of land called 'Anketelleswell' with the water course thereof to the site of the said manor, all the plot of land called 'Schepecoteyerd,' as enclosed with hedges and ditches, all the plot of wood called 'Byrchenemor' and another plot of wood called 'le Oldefeld' near le Birchenmor, in that manor, with hedges and ditches, all the demesne as in wastes, ways, paths and all other places which the prior and convent previously held of his gift and enfeoffment in that manor, a messuage and all the lands which Robert Pouke, sometime his bondman, held of him in the manor, with Robert's body and all his issue, a messuage and all the lands which Henry le Proude, sometime his bondman, held of him there, with Henry's body and issue, a messuage which Thomas Pouke, sometime his bondman, held of him there, with his body and all his issue, a moiety of a virgate of land which Master Richard the cook (cocus) formerly held for life in the manor, a messuage which John le Couherde formerly held of him at will there, the homages and services of Simon Moryn, Robert Hare, Henry le Walkere, Nicholas Breytram, John le Walkere, Alice le Walkere, Richard le Walkere, Amicia late the wife of John Falke, Henry Hurdenehed, Thomas Anketel, Gregory Attehayteleye, Philip Isabell, John Walrond, John Gryffyn, Alice his wife, Maud late the wife of John de Borowyate, Walter de Collesleye, Robert Hood, Emma late the wife of Nicholas de Lyndrych, Alice late the wife of John the smith (fabri) and Richard Atteslade for the lands which they held of him in that manor, which messuages, rents and services the prior and convent previously held of his gift and enfeoffment in exchange for the manor of Shustoke as they held it of the gift and enfeoffment of William de Clynton, earl of Huntyngdon, except a plot of land called 'Betrychescroft' and another plot called 'Berneyerd' and an acre of land called 'Lideyateforlang' below the highway, an acre of land in Le Middelehallefeld, called 'Wascheforlong,' an acre of land called 'Marledeforlong,' a plot of meadow called 'Banebuttes' and 12d. rent issuing from divers plots which Gundreda de Brewode formerly held in the manor, and the advowson of a chantry for the chaplain celebrating divine service in the chapel of Benteleye in that manor, to hold in frankalmoin. Witnesses: Sir Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, Sir William de Clynton, earl of Huntyngdon, Sir Baldwin de Fryvyle, Sir Ralph de Bracebregge, knights, John de Peyto the younger, John du Lee, John de Collesleye and others. Dated at Maxstoke on Wednesday after the Annunciation, 21 Edward III.

Memorandum that John son of John de Clynton came into chancery at Westminster on 7 December and acknowledged the preceding deed.[1]

Source notes

The above text is that of a calendar entry of the record, not the actual record. From membrane 8d. of the MS source. The grant was probably enrolled at Iver, certainly no later than December 7.[2] The date of the original document, "Wednesday after the Annunciation, 21 Edward III", would be 1 February 1347. The Feast of the Annunciation, also known as Lady Day, was 25 January, which in 1347 was a Wednesday.[3] 25 January, incidentally, was also the day of the accession of Edward III.

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