Collections for a History of Staffordshire Volume 12

Collections for a History of Staffordshire Volume 12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...and took exception to the writ because Isabella held nothing in the manor except as wife of John, and as regarded the debt, they stated that one Stephen, late Archdeacon of Northampton was formerly seised of the said manor in demesne as of fee, and had given it to one Richard de Sutton and to Isabella, his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, and Richard and Isabella had died so seised of the manor, and after their deaths the manor had descended to the said John, father of the defendant, in fee tail, and the said John held that status in the manor at the date of the execution of the deed, and he died seised of it, and after his death, the manor descended to him as in fee tail, and so at the date of the deed the said John, his father, held nothing in the manor except in fee tail, and he prayed for jndgement on this issue. And the executors stated that at the date of the deed, John, the father, was seised of the manor in demesne as of fee simple, and appealed to a jury, which was to be summoned for the Quindene of St. John the Baptist. A postscript shews adjournements of the suit up to Michaelmas Term, 34 E. III. m. 65, dorso. Staff. Roger Pecok, chaplain, John, son of Thomas le Walkere, of Humeley (Himley), and Roger in the Lane of Trescote, were attached at the suit of Richard de Penne and Christiana, his wife, for forcibly taking goods and chattels belonging to the said Christiana from Humeley to the value of 20; and the said Richard and Christiana stated that the defendants had taken on the Monday after the Feast of St. John the Baptist in 29 E. Ill, linen and woollen cloth, brass and wooden bowls, silver spoons, and maser bowls and other utensils of the house, for which they claimed 40 as damages. The defendants denied the...show more

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 381g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236964624
  • 9781236964625