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Clifton-on-Dunsmore manorial records


Copy of Letters Patent whereby in consideration of £362. 8. 9 paid to the King's Treasurer in the Court of Augmentations by Thomas Broke of London Merchant Taylor and John Williams, the King granted to Thomas Broke and John Williams and their heirs for ever the premises described in ER119/1 also the Manors of Churchover, Wythybrooke, Marston Jabett with appurtenances, also a rent of 4d issuing out of a tenement in the tenure of Thos. Machill in Churchover and other the hereditaments belonging to the King there, also meadows in Wythybroke called the Park and Westmeadow then demised to Christopher Wrenn, also a croft in Marston Jabett in the tenure of Juliana Nethelne, also two meadows in Brinklowe called Monks Redyng and Crosse Furlong then in the tenure of William Walters and Amice his wife and two other closes in Brinklowe whereof one lay within the said close called Monks Redyng and the other on the north of Crosse Furlong beyond the water, both extending in length from Priests Bridge to a parcel of meadow then in the tenure of William Wilcokys Also the Grange of Yarneford alias Fernford with appurtenances then in the occupation of Christopher Warren and all other herediaments of the King in Bynley (except all woods then growing on the aforesaid Grange and the rest of the premises called Fernford and before that sold by the former Abbot of Combe to Roger Wigston and Edward Boughton and free ingress and egress upon the said land for removal of the said timber) Also a close in Wolvey called the Grange Leys then in the occupation of Sir John Saintlowe, also a tenement or Hospice called the Gote and a garden adjoining in the Strand London then in the tenure of Richard Yeoman and Christine his wife, also a tenement and stables in the parish St. Clement Danes then in the tenure of Nicholas Gravenor and Elizabeth his wife and hereditaments in Skipton and Reynhame Norfolk, all which hereditaments were formerly belonging to the former Monastery of Combe excepting all advowsons, etc. which premises were of the clear annual value of £38. 5. 5 tithes not deducted to hold of the King in capite by service of a sixtieth part of a knights fee paying rent service annually for premises in:- Newton 6/6½, Clifton 2/-, Churchover 5/10, Withybrok 21/7, Marston Jabett 11/4, Brinklow 8/-, Fernford 4/-, Wolvey 4/- Napton 2/-, the Strand London 8/-, St. Clement Danes 3/4, Norfolk 4/-.