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Clifton Spalford, Notts., deeds and papers


Draft or copy of an inquisition held at [East Retford], co. Nottingham [18 September] 32 Henry VIII before [Richard] Lucas, esq., escheator for that county, on the death of William Demock of Eyton [Eaton], co. Leicester, gent., concerning his lands in co. Nottingham, i.e. one messuage, one cottage, one croft, forty-two acres of land, twenty-six acres of meadow and 9 shillings rent in South Clifton, and one messuage, one croft, twenty-four acres of land, ten acres of meadow and 25 shillings rent in Spaldefurth [Spalford]; co. Notts., held of Thomas Babyngton', esq., as of his manor of Marnham [co. Notts.] at a rent of 1 penny and suit of court. The value of the premises in South Clifton is declared as 50 shillings per annum and of the premises in Spaldeforth as 47 shillings per annum. William Demock died at Eyton on 10 June [3] 1 Henry VIII [1539]. His heir is Thomas Gregorie, son of William Gregorie and Helena his wife. Helena was sister and heir of John Malyn, son and heir of John Malyn and Margaret his wife, who was sister and heir of the said William Demock. Thomas Gregory aged 40 years or more. Endorsed: Malynyns and Dymmoks parcell of o supr; landes by marriage [AG]

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See no. DR10/1478, DR10/1538-41.