Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester, Volume 74

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Chetham Society., 1868 - Cheshire (England)
 

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Page v - ... how many cotarii, how many servi, what free-men, how many tenants in socage, what quantity of wood, how much meadow and pasture, what mills and fish-ponds, how much added or taken away, what the gross value in King Edward's time, what the present value, and how much each free-man or soc-man had or has.
Page 63 - Monday next after the feast of the nativity of St. John the Baptist, in the year of the reign of king E.
Page iv - Confessor ; the present possessor ; how many hides were in the manor ; how many ploughs were in demesne ; how many homagers ; how many villeins ; how many cottars ; how many...
Page vii - III, the revenues of the Crown had been considerably diminished, by tenants in capite alienating without licence, and by ecclesiastics as well as laymen withholding from the crown under various pretexts its just rights and usurping the right of holding Courts and other Jura Regalia...
Page 110 - ... tenants, and tenants at will, and set him in the stocks unto the time that he have amended unto the party grieved, and to the Lord. And also they graunt the aforesaid free tenants, and tenants at will, and all that dwells in the foresaid town, that if any strange man of any other town or towns come within the foresaid town, for to do any harm to any tenants resident within the town, that anon all the tenants and residents aforesaid, within, the foresaid town, shall rise with their neighbours...
Page 94 - ... their pressents at Yole ; every present to such a value as it is written and sett in the rental ; and the lord shall feed al his said tenants and their wifes upon Yole Day at ye dinner, if them like for to come ; but the saied tenants and their wifes, though it be for their ease not to come, they shal send neither man nor woman in their name, but if he be their son other their daughter dwellyng with them, unto the dinner. For the Lord is not bounden to feed save al only the gud man and the good...
Page vi - Henry III, the revenues of the Crown had been considerably diminished, by tenants in capite alienating without licence, and by ecclesiastics as well as laymen withholding from the crown under various pretexts its just rights and...
Page vii - One of the first acts of his administration, after his arrival, was to inquire into the State of the Demesnes, and of the Rights and Revenues of the Crown, and concerning the conduct of the Sheriffs, and other Officers and Ministers, who had defrauded the King and grievously oppressed the People.
Page 110 - ... comes to the miln, he shall put all men out of their grist, and take their corn out of the hopper, if there be any therein ; his corn shall be ground next before all men when it comes to the miln, without muller or paying service to the milner, but as his lyst if he likes, and curtasy to give to the said milner.
Page v - ... much meadow and pasture ; what mills and fish-ponds ; how much added or taken away ; what the gross value in king Edward's time ; what the present value ; and how much each freeman or soc-man had or has. All this was to be estimated — first, as the estate was held in the time of the Confessor ; secondly, as it was bestowed by the Conqueror ; and thirdly, as its value stood at the taking of the survey. The jurors were further to state whether any advance could be made in the value. These very...

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