Pleadings and Depositions in the Duchy Court of Lancaster; Time of Henry VIII Volume 2

Pleadings and Depositions in the Duchy Court of Lancaster; Time of Henry VIII Volume 2

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...a privy seal may be directed to the said Joan Bekenhowe and others, commanding them personally to appear to answer the premisses. Trinity term, 32 Henry VIII. 1540. Hereupon a privy seal to Joan Becanshawe and Robert Smyth to appear xv. Michaelmas next. The answer of Joan Beckensall and Robert Smith to the bill B. 6. a. of complaint of Adam Beckensall. Defendants say they are not guilty of any riot. The said Henry Beckensall said in the bill to be plaintiff's elder brother, was seised of all his messuages, lands, tenements, and hereditaments in the parishes of Croston, Ayghton AughtonJ, Hallsall, and Prescotte in his demesne as of fee and took to wife Joan Beckensall, one of the defendants. The said Henry died seised thereof in March, 30 Henry VIII. without issue, the said Joan being "provanent inscent" with Uorathe Beckenhall, daughter of the said Henry. After his death the premises descended to plaintiff, as his brother and heir, until the said Dorathe was born, by reason whereof plaintiff took the premises thereof during that time. After the birth of the said Dorathe, the said Joan, as her 'garden in socage," peaceably entered upon the lands as lawful was for her to do. Without that that Edward Beckensal, father of plaintiff, was seised of any lands contained in the said bill. Such evidences and writings as are in defendant's custody justify the keeping thereof to the use of the said Dorathe. 1 Previously referred to as John. B. 6. b. The replication of Adam Becansaw to the answer of Joan Becansaw and Robert Smith. Long before the said Henry Becansaw anything had in the premises the said Adam, perpetual vicar of the Church of Leylond, was seised of the premises, inter alia, in his demesne as of fee, and so seised gave the more

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