Genealogy of the Somersetshire Family of Meriet

Genealogy of the Somersetshire Family of Meriet

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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: ...viz. Hilary 2 R. II. no. 12. Sir John de Meriet, Kt., was elected one of the knights of the shire for Somerset in the Parliament summoned to meet at Westminster on 16 January, 3 R. II., 1379-80. Return: Members of Parliament, 1878. In Michaelmas term, viz., in the octaves of St. Martin, 8 R. II. (11-18 November, 1384), by final concord between Sir William Bonevitt, chivaler, querent; and Sir John de Meriet, chivaler, and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants, Sir John and Elizabeth, for 200 sterling, granted all the life estate which Elizabeth had in a third part of the manors of Stoke-Flemyng, Galmyngton (Galmeton), Otery-Mohun, Monketon, and the borough of Southton-Dertemouth, and of a third part of 9. 15s. of rent in Marnelegh, Devon, to Sir William Bonevitt and his heirs, to have and to hold the same during the whole term of the said Elizabeth's life. Fin. Con. Devon, Michinas, 8 R. II. no. 62. This was the completion of an actual sale to Sir William Bonville and his heirs of Elizabeth Meriet's dower-estate in the lands of Sir Leonard Carreu, her former husband. In Michaelmas term, 1385, the year following, by final agreement between Sir William Bonevylle, chivaler, and Margaret his wife, querents; and Sir John Meriet, chivaler, and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants, for the sum of 100 marks silver ( 66. 13s. 4d.) Sir John and Elizabeth, for themselves and the heirs of Elizabeth, recognized a messuage, 60 acres of land and 20 acres of meadow in Mertok, Loode and Hulle, Somerset, to be the right of Sir William, and they remitted the same to Sir William and Margaret his wife and the heirs of Sir William for ever. Fin. Conc Somerset, 1-11 it. II. viz. Michihas, 9 It. II. no. 67. The first (if not both) of these agreements was probably...
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  • English
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