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Ditton, Cambs., deeds and papers


Gift in frankalmoign with warranty from Margery de Nerbon', lady of Stiveschal', widow, for the safety of her soul, and the souls of her ancestors and descendants, and that her body might be buried in the church of St. Sepulc' in Warwic' before the altar of St. James, to God and the said church and the prior and canons of the same of an annual rent of 50 shillings, to be received from Sir Ralph Cammeys in the hall of the guest house of the Priory of St. Andrew in Northampt' at Easter and Michaelmas; being half the hundred shillings which the said Ralph was accustomed to pay to the said Margery for the manor of Dytton'; to hold of the said Margery and her heirs for ever. Witnesses: Sir Richard de Aumundevill', James Espigurnel, Jordan de Wythacr', Auketil de Wickewau', John Beyr of Coventr', Philip le Nurisun of Warwic', Hugh Tankard, Henry de Stivechal', son of the said lady Margery and many others. Seal and tag lost. Endorsed: i) Carta de redditu L solidorum [14th c.] ii) finis eiusdem Anno xliiii Henrici tertii in comitatu Cambridge. Officium post mortem Rogeri Cammais ?baronis [AG]

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See no. DR10/19 and F.F. i, p.167.