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Reference 5714 M
Covering dates 1282-1552
Held by Devon Record Office
Extent 17 files

Contents:
Quit claims, deeds of gift, grants, citation, letters of attorney.



TITLE  5714 M/T  [n.d.]

Devon Record Office  5714 M/T/1  1282

Contents:
Memorandum of a quit claim in the court of the city of Exeter
1. Sir Clement of St Peter's church, Exeter
2. Henry and Thomas sons of John Wyg.knt.
Premises: all 1.'s right in one tenement which was of Master Hamel of Legh, and in one tenement which was of Laurence of Wylbyry in Exeter as appears in a charter made to 1. by which Gundred, who was wife of John Wyg., and 2., quit claimed to 1. all transgressions or actions touching them as appears in the rolls of the court of the said city in the said year and day
Witnesses: Alured of Porta, then mayor, John of Fentone, Thomas of Gatepath, Henry of Portico, Thomas Cole, Walter of Breyntone, Nicholas of "Venella" (Lane), Robert Hamelyn, William of Okhamptone then bailiff
Date:Monday before St Pancras, 10 Edward I
Seal of the city of Exeter

Devon Record Office  5714 M/T/2  c.1280

Contents:
Deed of gift
1. Alured of Porta
3. John of Burntham, chaplain
Premises: all that tenement in the city of Exeter in Smythen Street between the tenements of Walter of Okeston and the tenement which was of Stephen Oppahull and Adam of Collecott in breadth and in length extending from the said street to the tenement of William the Paumer, backwards
Rent: one pair of white gloves price one half penny, or the payment of one half penny, payable at Easter
Relief: double rent
Consideration: six silver marks
Witnesses: John of Okeston, Martin Durling and Thomas of Langedene then stewards, John of Ponte (?the Bridge) Walter of Okeston, Richard Tauntefer, Hugh Fatum, John Rog, Henry Clerk

Devon Record Office  5714 M/T/3  1302

Contents:
Deed of gift
1. Mazelina, daughter of Joel of Stoke, who was wife of William of Apperton, widow
2. Geoffrey of Lucy, clerk
Premises: one plot in the city of Exeter lying in length between the tenement of the Dean and Chapter of the church of St Peter in Exeter, in which William rector of the church of St Martin lives and the street called Seyntemartines Lane next to the gate of the close of the cemetery of the said church, opposite the church of St Martin, and extending in breadth from the wall of the close of the cemetery of St Peter of Exeter up to the tenement of the said Mazelina, which plot contains twenty one feet in breadth
Consideration: five marks
Witnesses: Walter Tantefer then mayor of the city of Exeter, William Gatepath, John Horn, Roger Beyvin, Jordan of Venella (Lane), Walter of Langedon, John le Perour, William of Carswelle, Philip Deneband clerk
Date: Exeter, Easter, 30 Edward
Seal: sealed by 1.

Devon Record Office  5714 M/T/4  1307

Contents:
Quit claim
1. Roger of Bokerel, chaplain
2. Alicia and Alicia daughters of Robert of Dumframvile of Exeter
Premises: all that tenement situated [ ] outside the north gate between the tenement of Peter Skinner (Pelliper) on the south and the tenement once of Roger Garland on the north in breadth, and extending in length from the king's highway on the west up to the tenement of the Bridge of Couelegh on the east
Witnesses: Roger Beyvin then mayor of Exeter, Walter of Langedene, Robert of Niweton, Henry of T'cote, William of Kerswill [ ], Philip [ ]band reeve, Walter Samsoun, Richard Howe, Robert Plente
Date: Exeter, Wednesday before the feast of St A[ ] 35 Edward

Devon Record Office  5714 M/T/5 and 6  1311

Contents:
Deed of grant for life, and counterpart
1. Walter of Coldecote
2. Master Henry of Castr., rector of the church of St Mary Steps in the city of Exeter and Sir Elyas of Arches, priest
Premises: one tenement and a certain vacant plot of land and a measure of the curtilage, as it is divided lying between the tenement of Edelote of Coldecote sister of Walter, and the tenement of the said Walter in breadth, and extending in length from the way which leads to the tenement of Walter up to the said curtilage behind Walter's tenement
Rent: 4/- p.a.
Maintenance clause: 2. are to maintain the tenement and repair one chimney and one drain
Witnesses: Walter Tauntefer then mayor of Exeter, Walter of Langedene, Peter Sozth, William le Keu and Philip Lovecok then reeves, Walter of Aysschbrytel, James Skinner (Pellipario), John of Tuverton, Thomas Teler, Thomas Luce clerk
Seals: the seals of the parties, and of the dean of Christianity, Exeter; only the seals of two of the parties and the dean's survive

Devon Record Office  5714 M/T/7  1361

Contents:
Deed of gift
1. John Aleyn of Wonford
2. Martin Compaignoun, William Cougham, Nicholas Bareil, William Baunton and William Langaford
Premises: one shop with the solar adjoining, in the High Street of the city of Exeter near the church of St Petrock in the said city, between the shop of John Castelmartyn and Nichola his wife on the east and the tenement once of Nicholas Trote on the west and south and the High Street of the city on the north
Witnesses: John the Spicer mayor of Exeter, Warin Baillif, Robert Broun, Richard Goldsmyth and John Dirkyn then reeves, John Gist, Walter Crispe, John Holl
Date: Exeter, 7th September 35 Edward III
Seal: sealed by 1.

Devon Record Office  5714 M/T/8  1379

Contents:
Deed of gift
1. Isabel Hugheton who was wife of Henry Hugheton, widow
2. Walter Gyst and Julian his wife
Premises: a certain vacant plot of land in Exeter in St Lawrence's parish, lying between the tenement of John Martyn the skinner on the west and the tenement of the hospital of St John the Baptist on the east in breadth, and extending in length from the high street of Exeter on the south, and the garden of the said hospital on the north
Rent: 12d. p.a.
Witnesses: Robert Wylford mayor of Exeter, Raymond Goos, Henry Stam, William Doune, Peter Hadlegh reeve of Exeter, John Gyst, Martin Batteshull, John Grey
Date: Exeter, Friday after the finding of the Holy Cross, 2 Richard II
Seals: sealed by 1. and by the mayor of Exeter as Isabel's seal is not well-known

Devon Record Office  5714 M/T/9  1404

Contents:
Grant for 200 years
1. The Custos and College of Vicars Choral of the Cathedral Church of Exeter
2. Stephen Grygge and Reginald Whithyel, wardens of the parish church of St Mary Steps, Exeter, Roger Hakeworthy, John Godman, Peter Serle, Hugh Dirkyn, William Lane, John Chaundelere, Richard Chamberleyn, parishioners of the same church
Premises: there is a certain tenement now in part broken down, lying in Exeter between the garden of the Custos and College on the east and the king's highway leading to Combe on the west, and a certain part of the garden of the Prior and Convent of St Nicholas of Exeter on the south, of which tenement the cellar has from time immemorial belonged to the wardens and parishioners of St Mary Steps, and the solar to the Custos and College. The Custos and College grant to the wardens and parishioners all their estate in the tenement with the right of entrance and exit through the Vicars Choral common way leading from Smythinstrete to the solar
Rent: 10d. p.a.
Witnesses: John Talbot, Henry Hull, John Shaplegh
Date: Exeter, Christmas Day 6 Henry IV
Seals: sealed by 1. (most of the seals survive) and also by the dean of Christianity because the seals of the wardens and parishioners are unknown to many people

Devon Record Office  5714 M/T/10  1416

Contents:
Deed of gift
1. Nicholas atte More
2. Peter Cerle and Constance his wife
Premises: all 1.'s tenement lying below the west gate of the city of Exeter between the tenement of Stephen Berde on the north and the toft of the rectory of the parish church of St Mary Steps on the south in breadth, and in length extending from the road leading to Pruststret on the west, to the lands of the Vicars Choral of the Cathedral Church of Exeter on the east
Witnesses: Peter Shute mayor of Exeter, Richard Boson, John Colle, Stephen Grygge, Henry Gylle
Date: Exeter, 15th June, 4 Henry V
Seal: sealed by 1.

Devon Record Office  5714 M/T/11  1424


Related information: (John Scorche of Woodbury had been accused of the violation of ecclesiastical liberties, see Bp. Lacy's register 17.9.1426 DRO)

Contents:
Citation
In the court of Edmund, bishop of Exeter, in the chapel of St Gabriel in the bishop's manor called Clyst, John Payn of Axminster cited Master James Carslegh, bachelor of laws and president of the episcopal consistory of Exeter to appear before Henry, Archbishop of Canterbury according to the Archbishop's mandate to answer complaints about his judgement in a lawsuit between the Custos of the College of Vicars Choral and John Scorche, John having complained to the Archbishop that the judgement, in favour of the Vicars Choral, was faulty
Witnessed by Richard Chichester, notary public, and sealed by Bishop Edmund Lacy (seal missing)

Devon Record Office  5714 M/T/12  1434

Contents:
Letter of attorney
1. Peter Kartere, son of Robert Karter
2. John Wolston clerk and Walter Langebear, attorneys to give seisin to:-
3. Walter Twyneo, Robert Colyn, Richard Brounstell and Nicholas Fowler, clerks
Premises: all 1.'s messuage with garden adjoining, lying within the lordship of Heghis, according to the form and effect of a charter made between 1. and 3.
Date: Heghis, Friday after St Ambrose bishop and confessor, 12 Henry VI

Devon Record Office  5714 M/T/13  1438

Contents:
Deed of gift
1. John Polyng and John West, clerk
2. Master William Fylham chancellor of the cathedral church of St Peter, Exeter, Master Michael Lercedekne, treasurer of the same church, Richard Holond, Nicholas Radford esqs., Walter Twyneo, Robert Trevyn, Alexander Beare, Richard Brounst, John Fowler, James Richard, Nicholas Fowler and Walter Ollorton, clerks
Premises: all the tenement within the west gate of the city of Exeter, between the tenement recently of Stephen Berde on the north and the toft of the rector of the parish church of St Mary Steps on the south, and extending in length from the road leading to Prestret on the west, to the land of the Vicars Choral of the Cathedral church of Exeter on the east, which tenement John and John held, among others, by gift from Constance, recently wife of Peter Cerle
Witnesses: John Hull then mayor of Exeter, Richard Orynge, John Kelly, William Atte Wyll, William Hoygge reeve
Date: Exeter, 17th January 17 Henry VI
Seals: sealed by 1., both seals surviving

Devon Record Office  5714 M/T/14  1471

Contents:
Grant
1. Thomas Dourissh, Robert Giffard, William Martyn clerk, John Orynge and Richard Dourissh
2. John Symon, clerk
Premises: all 1.'s tenement in the parish of St Stephen in the city of Exeter between the tenement of the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral church of St Peter on the east, and the lane called Seynt Martyn ys Lane on the west, the tenement recently of John Lake on the north and the king's highway opposite the churche of St Martin on the south, also 1's garden lying within the parish of St Martin between the tenement of the said Dean and Chapter recently of Ralph Morewell on the west, and the said lane on the east, the messuage recently of the said John Lake on the north and the tenement of the said Dean and Chapter on the south, which tenement and garden, with other lands, 1. was given, together with 2., by deed from William Palmer and John Lyndon, clerks, and John Stapelhill, which tenement and garden William Palmer and John Lyndon recently held by gift from the said John Stapelhill
Rent: 10/- rent p.a. for the first 60 years, and at the end of that term, 20/- p.a.
Witnesses: John Copleston, John More, Richard Drwell
Date: 10th March, 49/1 Henry VI
Seals: sealed by 1.; five seals surviving

Devon Record Office  5714 M/T/15  1473

Contents:
Deed of gift
1. John Symon, clerk
2. Henry Webber, clerk, dean of the Cathedral church of St Peter, Exeter premises: all 1.'s tenement and garden in the city of Exeter lying in the parishes of St Martin and St Stephen, which 1. recently had by gift from Thomas Dourissh, Robert Gyffard, William Martyn clerk, John Oryng, and Richard Dourissh
Witnesses: John Denys of Orlegh, John Orchard, Robert Wylsford, John More, Nicholas Pyne
Date: penultimate day of November, 13 Edward IV
Seal: sealed by 1.

Devon Record Office  5714 M/T/16  1473

Contents:
Letter of attorney
1. Henry Webber, dean of the Cathedral church of St Peter in Exeter
2. William Wulf, chaplain, and Richard Chechester junior to deliver seisin to:-
3. Roger Keys, Nicholas Gosse, William Fulford, Walter Wyndesore, John Warde, clerks and canons of the said church, John Symon, John Tanner clerks, John Danby, William Martyn, John Clerk and Richard Monseaux vicars of the same church
Premises: all 1.'s tenements in the city of Exeter, within the parish of St Stephen, and the reversion and rents of one tenement and garden in the said city in the parish of St Martin, which tenement and garden were once held by John Symon clerk for his life by lease from 1., and which, all and singular, the tenement and garden, recently joined, 1. had by gift of the same John Symon clerk, according to the tenor and effect of a charter made to 3.
Date: 14th December, 13 Edward IV
Seal: sealed by 1.

Devon Record Office  5714 M/T/17  1552

Contents:
Grant
1. Roger John
2. Johan Radford, widow
Premises: all 1.'s estate, and the residue of a term of years, in a tenement and garden in the parish of St Sidwell, granted to 1. by Edmund Worth chief warden of St Sidwell, Simon Carew and others 18th April 1542
Consideration: 20/-
Date: 20th May, 6 Edward VI
Seal: sealed by 1.; a small fragment surviving

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