The Berkeley Manuscripts; The Lives of the Berkeleys, Lords of the Honour, Castle and Manor of Berkeley, in the County of Gloucester, from 1066 to 1618 with a Description of the Hundred of Berkeley and of Its Inhabitants Volume 1

The Berkeley Manuscripts; The Lives of the Berkeleys, Lords of the Honour, Castle and Manor of Berkeley, in the County of Gloucester, from 1066 to 1618 with a Description of the Hundred of Berkeley and of Its Inhabitants Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...which hee had in Awre, togeather with the pasture called the warth in the other side of Seaverne, And the revercon of the dower in Awre held by Jone late the wife of John Bohun. in the fifth of Kinge Edward the second, this Lord purchased by syne divers lands and Tenements in Hame, of William de Pridy. 3flt the eighth of Edward the second, hee purchased certayne Lands in Kingescote of Peeter Stinchcombe which in the viij1? of King James, were Alyened by the Lord Henry the first. The rest which were many, I omit, for the Causes formerly mentioned in the head of this title: $i utt in latoe 3lgatn0t this Lord Thomas and Joane his wife, kinge Edward the first in the viij yeare of his raigne bringeth a writ of Quo warranto, to set forth by what title they they held the Manor of Bedminster and the three hundreds of Bedminfter, Portbury and Hareclive, with theire liberties in the County of Somerfett, (occasioned by the prefentm'.5 made against his father in the fourth of Edward the first before mentioned, ) sol: 132 who justify under a feoffment to them made by the Lorde Maurice his father: whoe beinge present', avowed his Deed, and iustisied the holding and vfer, by the grant of King Henry the second to his greate Grandfather Robert Fitj-Harding; Addinge that before that tyme also, the said hundreds had bene the inheritance of the Earles of Gloucester tyme out of mind, and antiently appertayned not to the Crowne of England, making thereby the grant of King Henry the second, but a confirmation of former purchases from the fayd Earles; 3fl.nO afterwards was an Inquisicon returned of all such liberties as belonged to the said hundred of Portbury and the Leet thereof; which is an excellent Record, And became a peacemaker in my dayes...show more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 318g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236612531
  • 9781236612533