C78 1581

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Year Cal_Date Regnal_Year Parties Subject Matter Roll/Case_No.
1581 23 Jan 23 Nicholas Bowdiche v Thomas Walker. Possession of two closes held as copyhold of the manor of Thorncombe, Devon, the dft having purchased the fee simple of the earl of Oxford. C78/98, no. 7 [2]
1581 25 Jan 23 Henry Alington, citizen and skinner of London, Roger van Peene, Lyvan Vanderstelte, Alexander de Coene, merchant strangers and Alexander Avenon, jun, citizen and ironmonger of London and other creditors of Thomas Starkye, citizen and cloth worker of London, dec v. Effa Starkye, widow, John Jolles and Randall Barker Debts of Thomas Starkye, who died intestate. C78/61, no. 1 [3]
1581 26 Jan 23 Anthony Gearing; Edmond Pratte; William Reynolds; Thomas Reynolds; Thomas Crane, for all customary tenants of the manors of Faringdon and Westbrook, Berks [Oxon]; John Harris; Thomas Munck; Nicholas Foster; John Pratt; John Dorman; Richard Crane v. Toby Pleydell, esq, lord of both manors. Admittance to holdings, and customs relating to surrenders, heriots, leases and surrenders of reversions. See also C 78/55/6. C78/55, no. 12 [4]
1581 27 Jan 23 Evan Griffyn of London, merchant taylor v. Roger ap John and Llewllyn Tydder. One tenement with two crofts and an acre of arable in Maesbury (Mesbrok Yssa), Salop purchased from Rose and Emery Edwardes, daughters of Edward ap Thomas, husbandman. C78/57, no. 1 [5]
1581 24 Jan 23 Margerye Ethroppe, widow, late wife of Thomas Ethroppe of Muche Stougheton, Hunts decd v John Baldwyn of Mydloe, Hunts and William Pycocke of Stoughton. Dispute over land on the manor of Bythamstede, Stoughton, Huntingdonshire. C78/137, no. 7 [6]
1581 4 Feb 23 John Willett of Congresbury, Som, husbandman v. John Carre, esq. and William Willett. Customary holding of manor of Congresbury and custom relating to surrenders. C78/68, no. 17 [7]
1581 12 Feb 23 Henry Rolle, esq, executor and son of John Rolle v. Margaret Rolle, widow. Award relating to defendant's jointure and John Rolle's will. Lands in Barnstaple, Winkleigh, Pilton, Tiverton and elsewhere in Devon (named) and in Bradworthy (Devon), East and West Hudsland (Hudiland)[in Kilkhampton], Corn and Cathanger, Som. C78/68, no. 18 [8]
1581 13 Feb 23 Thomas Lewes of Shrewsbury, Salop v. William Newman, sen and jun. Money owed to the plaintiff for the sale of cattle to the defendants. C78/56, no. 11 [9]
1581 1 May 23 Leonard Brothers of Lidlington, Beds, gent v. Thomas Ringrose. Customary holding of manor of Weedon, Northants. Dismission. C78/78, no. 3 [10]
1581 6 May 23 Edmund Hardy, gent v. Lewis Sparhawk. Performance of will of George Sawyer, merchant taylor of London, which left an underage daughter, Constance, the executrix. Land in Sydenham, in Lewisham, Kent and in Kirby le Soken, Essex. Lease of manor of Sneating Hall in Kirby le Soken. C78/61, no. 15 [11]
1581 1 June 23 John, Bishop of Salisbury v John Lewston of Leweston, Dors., esq. and John Fitzjames esq. Rent due to the plt for a lease of the manors of Burton and Holnest, Dors. C78/98, no. 14 [12]
1581 5 June 23 John Goodman, son & heir of John Goodman late of Stapleforde, Cambs v. Andrew Perne, Dean of Ely and Edward Wood, gent. Admittance to sheep foldage on the manor of Stapleford, Cambridge. Wood had failed to abide by the decree of 4 June 22 Eliz. [See C 78/55/8] and had attempted to reverse the court's decision on the matter. C78/55, no. 14 [13]
1581 5 June 23 Richard Bushe, citizen and skinner of London v. Humphrey Field. Party wall between two tenements in St. Margaret Moses, London, late of Humphrey Field, salter, dec. C78/80, no. 7 [14]
1581 5 June 23 Michael Evance of London and Jane Davyd, widow of Thomas Evance of Bangor, Caern v. Roland Thomas, doctor of law and dean of Bangor. Leases of messuages with closes and lands in Bangor. Dismission. C78/81, no. 1 [15]
1581 5 June 23 Robert Clarke of Box, Wilts., freemason and Alice his wife, widow and executrix of Thomas Joyce of Westwood, Wilts., husbn v John Joyce younger of Castle Cary, Som., brother of Thomas Joyce. Recovery of £20 bequeathed by Thomas Joyce to dft as a stock for the support of his son, William, now decd., which due to plt on the child's death before his majority. C78/98, no. 8 [16]
1581 5 June 23 Humphrey Nevyll of Doddershall, Bucks., esq. v John Kellam gent., lessee in trust of the estate of Sir Thomas Nevyll of Holt, Leics., decd, plt's father. Will of Sir Thomas Nevyll: annuity of £20 which by Chancery decree of 1575 the dft was to pay to the plt. C78/120, no. 16 [17]
1581 6 June 23 Andrew Novell of Dalby on the Wolds [Old Dalby], Leics, esq. v. William Sparke and Robert Okins. Redemption of a mortgage on a moiety of the manors of Surfleet, Cressy and Rusgate [Risegate], Lincs. C78/55, no. 13 [18]
1581 8 June 23 James Almount and wife Ursula, Richard Clarke and wife Anne, James Robinson and wife Elizabeth and George Ladyman and wife Mary v. Richard Bellingham and wife Eliz. Leases and debts of Roger Taylor of Oxford, gent, dec, father of female plaintiffs. Messuages and farms called Walton,Cripleys and Northgate Hundred (in Oxford) and a messuage in St. Mary Magdalen, Oxford. C78/61, no. 11 [19]
1581 8 June 23 Richard Chalons an infant by John Crocker his father in law, appointed his guardian by John Chalons his father on his deathbed v Nicholas Chalons. Rectory and Parsonage of Holbeton, Devonshire; lease by the late monastery of Polstoo, Devon. C78/137, no. 8 [20]
1581 10 June 23 Thomas Ware of London, fishmonger v. Henry Bett. Lease of parsonage of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, Midd and payment of rent for the same. C78/54, no. 3 [21]
1581 10 June 23 Henry Nevill, Lord Abergavenny v. James Pike and Richard Cannon. Rent of 40 fat oxen in place of money rent for a lease of the manors of East, West and South Hanningfield and Hanningfield Park, Essex from Lord Abergavenny; and bonds concerning payment of the same. C78/54, no. 1 [22]
1581 10 June 23 Henry Darnewell v. Richard Fynden and wife Anne. Messuage with 80 acres of land in Keyston, Hunts, late of plaintiff's grandfather, Richard Darnwell. C78/60, no. 8 [23]
1581 10 June 23 Joan Keate of Haselberye Bryante, Dorset, widow, late wife of William Keate decd v. Richard Estman and Richard Keate. Customary holding of manor of Haselbery Bryante, Dors. C78/60, no. 9 [24]
1581 10 June 23 Margaret Lyvers and Alice Oglander, widows v. Thomas Brend. Lease of manor of Apps Court in Walton upon Thames, Surrey. See C 78/59/16, 19. C78/60, no. 10 [25]
1581 12 June 23 Roger Golde of East Morden, Dors v. Hugh Cheverell, esq. Lease of the capital messuage of East Stoke, Dors, with lands and two mills belonging. Defendant has re-entered the premises claiming that plaintiff has failed to pay rent. C78/54, no. 2 [26]
1581 12 June 23 John Forde of Crewkerne, Som., mercer, son of John Forde decd and Williams Forde his mother, decd v William Baker of Mosterne, Dors., yeo., Joan his wife, widow and executrix of John Payer, William Payer and Henry Smythe. Lease of closes called Debberworthe in the manor of Debberworthe, psh Brodewyn, (?Dibberford in psh Broad Windsor) Dors., further decree following a trial at Common Law (C78/98/6 above). C78/98, no. 13 [27]
1581 16 June 23 William Carre, esq v. John and Cuthbert Heron. Manors of Simonburn (Symondborne) and Ford, Northumb and title to other of the lands lately belonging to Sir William Heron. C78/54, no. 4 [28]
1581 16 June 23 Sir Thomas Cecyll v. Thomas Wright and other customary tenants of the manors of 'Huggleford' [?Hugglesford in North Pickenham] and Houghton, Norf . Customs of the manor relating to leases, surrenders, felling of timber on holdings and enclosure on the same and attendance at the court baron. C78/54, no. 5 [29]
1581 19 June 23 Edmund Burnestone alias Brymstone v. John Walpole, gent, George and John Jackson, George Hall and Richard Poyner. Property in Moulton, Lincs given for the maintenance of a free grammar school under the will of John Horrox which also

provided for the school to be founded in his mansion house at Moulton.

C78/56, no. 10 [30]
1581 23 Sept 23 John Coole son of John Coole late of Maulden, Essex decd v. George Fynche, esq and wife Dorothy. Issues from customary lands called Crekettes and Dorrelles belonging to manor of 'Reddyngton' [?Rettendon], Essex, owed to plaintiff for period of his minority. C78/49, no. 32 [31]
1581 6 Nov 23 William Butler of Woolstone, Berks, gent v. William Weldon, esq. and Thomas Disson. Lease of the manor of Woolstone. Plaintiff’s father held a conventual lease from St. Swithin's, Winchester and Weldon's father later purchased the reversion of the premises from the Crown in fee. Timber and repairs. C78/55, no. 10 [32]
1581 8 Nov 23 Sir James Harrington of Exton, Rut v. George Mackworth, esq. Conveyance of messuages and lands in Empingham and Normanton, Rut to defendant who maintains that plaintiff has not discharged certain of the premises in Normanton from the encumbrances of a lease and dower rights. C78/54, no. 6 [33]
1581 8 Nov 23 Stephen Vachell gent., and Mary his wife v Henry Shelley esq. Ratification of a commission issued by the court to settle the boundaries between the plt's manor of Lumfordes in Weston [psh Buriton], Hants. and the dft's manor of [West] Mapledurham [psh Buriton], Hants. [For this identification see VCH Hants., III, p. 90] C78/98, no. 9 [34]
1581 9 Nov 23 John Tucker of Exeter, brewer v. James Courtney, gent and William Radford. Reversion of customary holdings of the manor of Norton, Devon. Courtney holds a lease of the manor from the dean and chapter of Exeter Cathedral. Question of whether the custom of the manor allows grants of copyholds in reversion. C78/63, no. 2 [35]
1581 9 Nov 23 Henry Jones of Inner Temple, London and wife Katherine v. William Morgan. of Llantarnam (Monm), Edward Morgan, Thomas Chester, esqs and Katherine Morgan, widow. Lease of manor of Basaleg, Monm. C78/81, no. 2 [36]
1581 11 Nov 23 Nicholas Webber of St. Mary Church, Devon v. Thomas Foorde Reversion of customary holdings held of the manor of St. Mary Church. C78/63, no. 4 [37]
1581 13 Nov 23 Richard Berty, esq v. Edward Shawe. Right of pasturage for sheep and cattle in Gosberton Fen, Lincs, claimed by plaintiff as belonging to him by virtue of his manor of Gosberton. Plaintiff claims defendant acquired his title deeds to the manor whilst he was abroad in Mary's reign. Dismission. C78/54, no. 8 [38]
1581 13 Nov 23 Henry Gayner v. Rice Lewes. Land in Marshfield and Peterstone, Monm, late of plaintiff's cousin, John Gayner, yeoman.Defendant holds the premises by right of curtesy of England. Dismission. C78/68, no. 19 [39]
1581 13 Nov 23 Edmund Lambe of Leiston, Suff, yeoman v. Thomas Lambe, gent Customary holding of the manor of Walton cum Trimley, Suff. Dismission. C78/81, no. 6A [40]
1581 16 Nov 23 Sir William Paston of Paston, Norf v. Joan Bray, widow of Thomas Bray of Great Witchingham, Norf. Lease of a close called Walsetts in Sparham, Norf and a condition on the granting of the same by the plaintiff. Dismission . C78/54, no. 7 [41]
1581 18 Nov 24 William At Smythe of Petersfield, Hants, butcher v. Henry Stovold and others. Lands and tenements in Cranleigh, Surrey. Dismission. C78/57, no. 2 [42]
1581 18 Nov 24 John Hussye, gent v. Thomas Tankard, esq, Lawrence Buck, John Pulleyn alias Nephewes, Edward Flint, William Hall and Agnes Tunstall. Lands claimed by plaintiff to belong to the rectory of Farnham, Yorks. Enclosure of parts of Farnham moor thereby impeding tenants’ common of pasture there. Defendant Tankard is lord of manor of Farnham. Dismission. C78/61, no. 12 [43]
1581 18 Nov 24 Anne Mountioye, widow, late wife of Charles, Lord Mountioye decd, and one of the daughters & coheirs of Sir Robert Wylloughbye, late Lord Brooke decd v Henry Heron and Thomas Adys. Dispute over the property of Sir Robert Willoughbye. The manors of Lytton and Wythehoke, and others in Dorset C78/137, no. 6 [44]
1581 24 Nov 24 John Fyssher of Soke, in Winchester, Hants, clothier v. John Shaft, John Wylliams and Thomas Gale. Delivery of 20 quarters of wheat and 15 quarters of barley to Fyssher and bonds for the same. Sale to Fyssher of 30 tods of wool. C78/54, no. 9 [45]
1581 24 Nov 24 William Massye and Henry Barker of Chignall, Essex, gents v. Gregory Fynes, Lord Dacre and wife Anne, John Penruddock, esq. Henry Clerke and others. Admittance to a customary holding of the manor of Nash Hall in High Ongar, Essex. C78/63, no. 3 [46]
1581 24 Nov 24 Francis Hacon of Wheatacre, Norf, esq v. Henry Jernegan, esq and John Hoo. Lands in the manor of Mutford, Suff. C78/80, no. 8 [47]
1581 25 Nov 24 Simon Chapman v. William, Ralph, Robert and John Ellyott alias Salter. Customary holding of the manor of Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dors. C78/61, no. 17 [48]
1581 25 Nov 24 Simon Chapman of Chideock, Dors v. William, Ralph, Robert and John Elliott alias Salter. Admittance to a customary holding of the manor of Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dors. C78/62, no. 4 [49]
1581 25 Nov 24 Thomas Phellips of Easton, Hants, husbandman v. Thomas Lawley. Money owing from sale of goods and stock under will of plaintiff's brother, Richard Phellips. Conventual lease of Easton Farm, Hants. C78/68, no. 20 [50]
1581 28 Nov 24 Richard Wistowe, citizen and barber surgeon of London v. William Dicconson and wife Phillipa, Joan Collins and Richard Dicconson. Goods and debts of Robert Collins, citizen and skinner of London, dec, including a lease of property in the city of London granted by the master of Savoy Hospital (in Westminster, Midd). C78/61, no. 6 [51]
1581 28 Nov 24 Martin Birkhead and Averey Copley, esqs, William Savile, gent, Christopher Roper, Anthony Wrighte, John Fell, John Holmes, George Clepam, John Clepham, William Rawson, John Sugden, John Roper v. Leonard Reresbye and Katherine Beavoyt, widow, now his wife. Marriage settlement involving the manor of Exley and lands and tenements in Laycock, Oakworth and elsewhere in Yorks (named) for a marriage between Walter Paslowe and defendant Katherine, daughter of Thomas Hardwicke, which never took place. C78/61, no. 7 [52]
1581 28 Nov 24 Charles Jackson, esq v. John Ramesden, gent. Delivery of obligations by which plaintiff stands bound to defendant. Mortgage of lands in manor of Snydale, Yorks. C78/61, no. 8 [53]
1581 20 Dec 24 Walter Morgan Wolphe of Prisskewolph, Monmouth; Walter Powell of Lantriffon, Monmouth; Thomas Proberie; David Johnes; Thomas Yerothe, for all the tenants and inhabitants of the manors of Usk, Caerleon and Trelleck, Monm v. Henry [Herbert], earl of Pembroke. Timber, pannage and pasture rights on the manors' woodlands and the freedom to erect a lime kiln. Plaintiffs claim the defendant has despoiled the woods to supply his new iron works. C78/56, no. 12 [54]