Estate account, 1495
Catalogue reference: SC 6/HENVII/1448, m. 6

Feod & vadii

Et in vadiis Johannis Benlase ballivi ibidem cui Cecelia Duchessa Ebor' cocessit officium Ballivi manerii de Berdesfeld
habendum & occupandum dictum officium per se vel deputatum sufficientem pro quo respondere voluerit quamdiu eidem ducesse placuerit
percid' pro eodem officio ijd per diem de exitibus et proficiis huius dominii ad terminum pasche et sancti micheli pro litteras ipsius
duchesse patentes date London iijo die Novembris anno primo Regis Edwardi viz de huiusmodi feodi supra per tempus compoto - lxs viijd


Fees and wages

And in wages to John Benlase, bailiff of the same, to whom Cecelia duchess of York has granted the office of bailiff of the manor of Berdesfield, to have and occupy the said office himself or by sufficient deputy, for which he shall answer to the same lady during her pleasure, perquisites for the same office of 2d per day from the issues and profits of that lordship at Easter and Michaelmas terms, by letters patent of the duchess herself dated at London 3 November, the first year of king Edward, that is the account for this fee for this time - 60s 8d.


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