Gloucestershire Notes and Queries Volume 8-9

Gloucestershire Notes and Queries Volume 8-9

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...and the said lands in Caldewelle and Lydeneye, As to the other lands and tenements in Huwaldesfeld and in the vill of St. Briavello, the said Walter died thereof seised in full in his demesne as of fee. The next heirs of the said Walter are Sybil, wife of Robert da Brimesho/a, eldest daughter of the said Walter, and Elizabeth, wife of William Baler, second daughter of the said Walter, they are both aged 26 years and more. Proof of age of Fulk (Fulconis) son of Warin, 1273?" IV. Wit.nSSes called to prove the lawful age of Fulk' son of Warln, before the Council of the King at Westminster on Thursday next after the feast of St. Mark the Evangelist, 1 Edw. 1. Nicholas da Hanrede, being sworn, says that he knows for certain that Fulk son of Warln, who now prays (seeks) for his inheritance, will be 22 years old on the day of the Exaltation of Holy Cross next coming, because in the 34th year of the reign of King Henry III. he was sheriff of Berks, and on the Wednesday next after the said feast he was at Wanetinge in the house of Ful/e, father of the said Fulk, where the report came to him that his wife had borne him a son, and the said Fulk must be that son because he knows of no other. Geofrey do Wmmcy is certain that the said Fulk will be 22 years old on the said feast, and this he knows by the common report of the country and by knights and other trustworthy people, and it was also told him by Groflrey de Wanncy, his father, who, in the feast of St. Michael next after' the said feast upon which the said Fulk was born, took a farm at Wanetinge for the term of 22 years, which said term will expire on the feast of St. Michael next coming. Robert de Whytefend says that he believes the said Fnlk to be about 22 years old because, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 177g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236858395
  • 9781236858399