Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society Volume 10

Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society Volume 10

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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. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ... X., 1860, PART II. K Cartse Miscell. in Off. Eec. vol. 7, n. 28. t Part, for Grants, Off. Aug. The letters printed in italics are represented in the original by marks of contraction. Some time elapsed before the bulk of the property was disposed of. A "Request to purchase" the site of the Priory and the Rectory and tithes of Mighelchurch was submitted to the king, signed "W. Essex," and bearing date the llth of March, 35th Hen. VIII., 1544. To the enumeration of the various portions of the domain, which will presently be detailed in the grant, the Auditor, Mathew Coltehirste, whose duty it was to examine the terms of the Request, and to report upon any charges on the estates, appended the following note.f--"What coinoditie the ffermer hereof taketh aboue the annual Rent I knowe not. It'm the kynges grace is charged wth cvjs viijd for the stipend of a preeste serving Cure at Sancte Michaell Chapell being win a qarte?-of a myle of the seid scite. where they wedde & crisen & burith in the Churche Yarde of the seid late Pryory. & so is like to be charged, vnlesse the seid Chapell be annexed to the Chapell of a Comoundry of Sancte Johnes adionyng to the seid scite: there is no more landes w'in ij myles perteynyng to the seid Pnbry. the Comaundry of Bucklande parcell of Sancte Jones adioneth to the same. P'Mathiam Coltehirste Audit'." In the margin we are told that "The superfluous howsys there where sold to the seid flfermer Edward Rogers at the tyme of the dissolucyon of the howse." The woods on the estate are reported as follows: --Roden Coppies, 3 acres; Wynsell Wood, 7 acres; and hedgerows, 2 acres; with sundry reservations for the farmer of the demesne. This was shortly afterwards followed more

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