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1582 24 Jan 25 William Byrde of London, gent and wife Frances, widow of Walter Roberts, esq of Cranbrook, Kent v. Thomas Roberts, gent. Will of Walter Roberts: an annuity of £100, the education of, and provision for, his younger children, and the occupation of the mansion house and park of Glassenbury (in Cranbrook), Kent. C78/54, no. 23 [2]
1583 29 Jan 25 John Cooke v. Hercules Rainsford and Anthony Rainsford Conventual lease of the site of the manor of Clifford Chambers, Glos with appurtenances in Ailston (Ayleston) [in Atherston on Stour], Warw.. Dismission. C78/68, no. 26 [3]
1583 29 Jan 25 Frances Raynsforde, widow, late wife of Charles Raynsforde decd v. Hercules Rainsford and Ralph Egerton. Lease of part of manor of Clifford, Glos. Dismission. C78/81, no. 8 [4]
1583 30 Jan 25 Gilbert Jenninges, vicar of Seal, Kent v. John Harvye and wife Alice. Three messuages in Ware, Herts. Dismission. C78/59, no. 13 [5]
1583 31 Jan 25 Richard Phillippes of Cirencester, Glos, yeoman v. Edward ap Phillippes; David ap Phillippes; Lewis ap Jenan ap Llen gor; Rees David ap Hoell gor 400 acres of land in Nantmel, Rad. C78/57, no. 5 [6]
1583 31 Jan 25 Hampden Poulett of Hants, esq v. Griffith Hampden of Great Hampden Bucks, esq. Manors of Great Hampden and Bledlow, Bucks. Dismission. C78/59, no. 9 [7]
1583 31 Jan 25 Thomas Brompton v. William Aske, Anthony Harwood, William Foster, Peter Nesfilde, William Miles, Richard Stawper Lands and cottages in Ayton in Pickering Lithe, Wickham, Button Buscel, Saldane, Merton, Brompton, Snainton, Eberson & Cloughton in Yorks. Recites descent of the complt from Raphe Brompton, his great grandfather. Dismission. C78/77, no. 7 [8]
1583 1 Feb 25 Joan Ashley, widow of Thomas Ashley, esq and daughter of Sir John Widdon v. Lawrence Widdon, gent and Francis Widdon. Life interest in lands and tenements in Olditch in South Tawton, Devon. C78/54, no. 24 [9]
1583 4 Feb 25 Humphrey Bysshoppe, a son of John Bysshoppe of Chilcombe, Dors. v Thomas Jhesoppe, doctor of physic and John Wattes, clerk. Lease of the parsonage and glebe of Chilcombe, Dors. by Thomas Jhesoppe to plt's father for an annuity of £14; allegations of a simonious presentation to the parsonage. C78/98, no. 11 [10]
1583 4 Feb 25 Carew Raleigh [Rawley] esq., on behalf of Edward Thynne, William Thynne and Egremont Thynne, infants and orphans of Sir John Thynne, decd by Dame Dorothy his wife, who is now the wife of Raleigh v Richard Cabell gent. and John Thynne esq., son and heir of Sir John. Alleged trust that a lease of the farm and demesne of Buckland, Glos., made by Sir John Thynne to Richard Cabell, was to the use of his children and that it was to be conveyed to Edward Thynne after the death of Sir John. C78/119, no. 11B [11]
1583 6 Feb 25 Thomas Throckmorton of Tortworth, Glos, esq and Thomas Bodenham of Rotherwas, Heref, esq v George Burrell, esq and John Aylway Messuage called Byford with lands in Taynton, Glos, late of Thomas Whittington. C78/77, no. 5 [12]
1583 7 Feb 25 William Harwar of Ipswich, Suff, tailor v. Charles Seckforde, esq. Moiety of a customary holding of the manor of Thorpe Hall, Suff. C78/59, no. 17 [13]
1583 7 Feb 25 Sir Edward Cleere of Blickling, Norf and wife Dame Agnes v. William Heydon, esq. and wife Anne and Miles Corbett of Sprowston, Norf, esq. Ratification of award relating to legacies of Sir Christopher Heydon. Lands in Saxlingham and Letheringsett and an annuity from manors of Cley and Wiveton, Norf. C78/80, no. 11 [14]
1583 8 Feb 25 Henry Chauncy of Gilston, Herts, esq v. Edward Bugges, gent and Thomas Salisbury, gent. Coxes Farm and lands held of the manor of Overhall in Gilston (Geddleston). Agreements concerning the jointure of the plaintiff's deceased wife Jane, widow of John Salisbury, dean of Norwich. Manor of Gifford's in Gilston. C78/59, no. 8 [15]
1583 8 Feb 25 Sir Henry Sidney, Lord President of the Council of the Marches and James Prescott of Driby, Lincs, gent v. John Copledike of Harrington, Lincs, esq. Common rights in Driby and Ulceby, Lincs. C78/61, no. 2 [16]
1583 11 Feb 25 William Partriche, esq. and Nicholas Bradbourne, gent v. George and Robert Ireland, George Crane and Richard Prynce Lease of manor or grange of Derfald (Darvolle) [in Shrewsbury] Salop. Dismission. C78/68, no. 27 [17]
1583 11 Feb 25 Edward Everard, gent v. William Grene, gent. Close called Stowe Park in Bungay, Suff claimed by plaintiff as part of customary lands of manor and by defendant as demesne land. Dismission. C78/81, no. 7 [18]
1583 11 Feb 25 Thomas Henley of Okeham, Kent, esq., son of Sir Walter Henley v John Godwyn, Dean of Canterbury and the chapter, Edward Aucher and Richard Curtopp. Question whether the plt holds a leasehold interest in the parsonage of Cranbrooke, Kent, allegedly leased for 99 years to his father by Thomas [Cramner], archbishop of Canterbury, in 1537. C78/98, no. 15 [19]
1583 13 Feb 25 Richard Grene of Aldenham, Herts, yeoman and John Clarkson v. John Bankes and John Robert and Agnes Marshe. Customary holding of the manor of Aldenham. C78/58, no. 7 [20]
1583 20 April 25 James Parham, son and executor of James Parham of Stratford, Wilts., decd v John Parham clerk, brother of James Parham and William Sutton. Administration of the estate of James Parham; alterations made to his will by John Parham to defraud the plt of the inheritance of money and lands in Stratford Deane [?in Stratford-sub-Castle], Wilts. C78/98, no. 12 [21]
1583 22 April 25 Robert Woodforde of Irthlingborough, Northants, gent v. Simon Hall and Thomas Moryson. Messuages and lands in Sproxton, Thorpe Arnold, Brentingby and Wyfordby, Leics. Dismission. C78/59, no. 12 [22]
1583 24 April 25 Leonard Eden of Oby, Norf and wife Cecily, daughter and coheiress of Thomas Elseley v. John Clippesbie, esq. and William Franklyn. Customary holding of the manor of Oby; and free land, also in Oby. C78/53, no. 1 [23]
1583 25 April 25 Edmund Brudenell of Stoke Mandeville Bucks, esq. v. Richard Bosse, gent. Plaintiff's claim to waifs and strays in parish of Stoke Mandeville. Defendant maintains they belong to Queen's hundred court of Aylesbury. Manors of Hirleys and Stonors in Stoke Mandeville. Dismission. C78/59, no. 7 [24]
1583 26 April 25 Richard Cary v. John Hall and wife Johane. Moiety of a conventual lease, from Cirencester Abbey, Glos, of manor or rectory of 'Milton Abbottes' [ ?Milton Lilbourne] , Wilts including tithes and advowson. Robert Cary the complts grandfather C78/61, no. 3 [25]
1583 27 April 25 John Fynche of Woodbridge, Suff v. Thomas Baker, esq and wife Grisild. Customary holding of manor of Woodbridge Hasketon, Suff, claimed as part of the demesne by defendants. See C 78/80/21. C78/80, no. 15 [26]
1583 29 April 25 John Wattes of Stokenham, Devon v. Peter Malboroughe alias Gytcombe and Richard Ewen. Assignment of the interest in part of a customary holding of the manor of Stokenham, Devon. C78/58, no. 4 [27]
1583 30 April 25 William Mowse, doctor of civil law and master in chancery v. William Grene, Simon Potter and wife Alice and Paul Banynge. Messuages and lands, both free and copyhold, in Creeting, Needham, Aspall and Barking, Suff and the will of plaintiff's brother John Mowse. C78/64, no. 15 [28]
1583 4 May 25 Anthony Pickering, gent v. Leonard Perchie alias Percehey, gent. Lease of a messuage with land in Kirby Misperton, Yorks, granted to plaintiff's deceased mother by defendant's family as marriage portion and held by her in frank tenement. Dismission. C78/61, no. 4 [29]
1583 6 May 25 Martin James of Smardon, Kent, esq, registrar of Chancery, John Saunder, James Marler, John Sharpe, William White, James Swifte, Richard Swaseland, yeomen, inhabitants of Smarden on behalf of most of the inhabitants of the parish v. Joseph Wolton and Jeremy Wolton. Issues of field called Rope Field belonging to manor of Hamden in Smarden, given for the maintenance of bells and bellropes in the parish church. C78/78, no. 7 [30]
1583 6 May 25 Ellis Onwon of London, skinner v. Edward Lane. Debt to Thomas Maugham, dec. Plaintiff is administrator of his goods. Dismission. C78/80, no. 10 [31]
1583 6 May 25 William Spelks of Ingoldmells, Lincs, yeoman v. Richard Walpole of Aldeburgh, Suff, mariner. Customary holding of manor of ‘Northilltoft’ in Momby Chapel [Mumby Chapel], Lincs. C78/80, no. 12 [32]
1583 6 May 25 John Fydoe, customary tenant of Abbotesley als Abborley, Worcs on behalf of all the customary tenants v William Welshe. Customs and terms of copyhold tenure of the manor of Abbotesley, Worcestershire. C78/137, no. 1 [33]
1583 10 May 25 Robert Yonge, esq, son and heir of Sir John Yonge, and Peter Crosse, yeoman v. Matthew Smythe, esq and Anthony Sawle, clerk. Lease of the prebend of Bedminster, Som. Conveyance of the rectory of Box, Wilts. (Damaged) C78/54, no. 25 [34]
1583 11 May 25 William Rookewood v. Francis Shilling and Robert Downes. Lease of the manor of Neatishead, Norf. See also C 78/54/10. C78/54, no. 18 [35]
1583 11 May 25 George Parkes of Moseley, Worcs, nailer v. William and John Mylward. Redemption of mortgages of crofts and meadows in Moseley, Worcs. (Damaged) C78/54, no. 26 [36]
1583 15 May 25 John Baptist Castilion, esq and wife Margaret, widow of Lazarus Allen v. Sir Christopher Allen and Roger Graves. Annuity of £20 out of the late Sir John Allen, alderman of London's estates in Lincs, Notts, Yorks, Kent and Heref. (damaged) C78/68, no. 28 [37]
1583 16 May 25 Richard Hawkes of Rushall, Staffs gent v. Alexander Morgan, Cordell Savill and Richard Banister. Messuages and lands in Clarborough Welham, Moorhouse and Sutton, Notts. Dismission. C78/78, no. 11 [38]
1583 31 May 25 Margaret Lyvers and Alice Oglander, widows v. Thomas Brend. Lease of the manor of Apps Court [in Walton on Thames] Surrey and the defendant's failure to obey an earlier decree of 10 June 23 Eliz . See C78/60/10, C78/59/19. C78/59, no. 16 [39]
1583 3 June 25 Geoffrey Might of Gunthorpe, Norf, gent v. John Houghton, gent. Admittance to three acres of copyhold land held of the manor of Gunthorpe, Norf. C78/54, no. 19 [40]
1583 3 June 25 John Blofilde, gent v. Thomas Gryme, gent. Redemption of mortgage of lands in Bessingham and Antingham, Norf. Copyhold lands held of manors of Gimmingham, Hanworth, Gresham and Thurgarton, Norf. See C 78/77/12. Dismission. C78/77, no. 8 [41]
1583 5 June 25 William Baylie alias Smithe of Topsham, Devon ,'marrined' and wife Margery v. John Upton, esq, William Radforde and William Newall. Lease of a tenement called Ballest with land in Whitestone, Devon. Manor of Fairwood [in Tedburn St. Mary], Devon. C78/57, no. 7 [42]
1583 6 June 25 Edmund Anderson, Lord Chief Justice of Common Pleas v. John Gifford, esq., Roger and Thomas Baker. Upkeep of Griff Pool [in Chilvers Coton], Warw and common of pasture and watering of cattle in and around the same. C78/65, no. 3 [43]
1583 7 June 25 Michael Wentworth of Crewkerne, Som, gent v. Thomas Wentworth and Nicholas Denman. Legacies under will of Michael Wentworth of Mendham, Suff, esq. late cofferer to Queen Mary. Office of Aulnager for co. Yorks; wardship of Richard Freeston; and leases of parsonages of Leek, Staffs, Askrigg (Asker and Askrydge), Yorks and of 'Newall Grange' [?Newhall Grange in Laughton en le Morthen], and farm of 'Streete and Frere House' with a coal mine in Yorks. Dismission. C78/59, no. 18 [44]
1583 7 June 25 James Markes of Old Newton, Suff., and William Markes of Bylson, Suff., his son v Edward Sulyard of Wetherden, Suff., esq., lord of the manor of Haughley, Suff. Refusal to admit the plt to his copyhold called Harrys, held of the manor of Haughley. C78/119, no. 12 [45]
1583 8 June 25 Ralph Maxfield of Meer [in Forton], Staffs, gent v. John, Sampson and Richard Allen. Pastureland in Garshall in Milwich, Staffs. Dismission. C78/54, no. 20 [46]
1583 11 June 25 Humphrey Martyn, citizen and mercer of London v. Samuel Knowles and Dame Elizabeth Martyn (now dec), late widow of Sir Roger Martyn, father of plaintiff. Lease of a messuage, garden and orchard in Hoxton (Hoggesden), Midd. C78/57, no. 6 [47]
1583 11 June 25 George Elvish v. John Leigh, esq., Edward and Richard Shore. Messuage and lands in Chapel en le Frith, and Glossop, Derb, claimed by plaintiff to be late of John Shore, priest, his great uncle. Dismission. C78/78, no. 4 [48]
1583 15 June 25 Alice Degle, daughter of Moyses Degle late of Monken Mille in the parish of Chipping Farrington, Berks decd v. Arthur Lewes and wife Margaret, late wife of the said Moyses. Lease of Monks Mill as above, as also a lease of additional lands customarily occupied by the lessee of the said messuage and mill. C78/55, no. 18 [49]
1583 18 June 25 Thomas Jones, late of Stebunheathe, Midd., yeo., son and heir of David Jones decd and Jane his wife, decd., the dau. of Elizabeth Catley of Whitechapel, Midd., decd v Thomas Catley, by name of Thomas Walker alias Catley of Charlwood, Surr., who claimed to be the lost son of Elizabeth Catley. Possession of estate of Elizabeth including freehold messuages in Whitechapel; alleged impersonation. C78/99, no. 4 [50]
1583 19 June 25 Robert Harris, master in Chancery v. Stephen Skidmore, Robert Laholde, Thomas Frannkishe, Francis Wassell, John Harris, William Humfrey, Peter Florye and others (not named) Two garden plots in Black Friars precinct, near Ludgate, London, lately part of the site of the dissolved friary there, on which eight houses have since been erected. C78/58, no. 8 [51]
1583 19 June 25 Morris Hill esq., grandson of Robert Hill esq., decd and son of Giles Hill v John Worth of Timberscombe, Som. and Walter Worth. Possession of tenements in Timberscombe, Westerleache and Selworthy which John Worth allegedly purchased on behalf of Robert Hill for the use of Robert and his heirs. C78/99, no. 8 [52]
1583 11 Oct 25 John Hermer of Hitchin, Herts, yeoman v. Edward and Thomas Astrey. Failure of parties to abide by a former award which the present decree now ratifies. C78/55, no. 20 [53]
1583 21 Oct 25 Alice Jenkyn alias Androwe of Swimbridge, Devon, widow v. William and John Hancock. Messuages and lands in Combe Martin, Devon. Dismission. C78/65, no. 4 [54]
1583 26 Oct 25 William Thorpe of Hailsham, Sussex, son of John Thorpe of Wadhurst, Sussex, decd v John Butcher, Thomas Baker, John Wenborne and Benjamin Wenborne. Possession of copyhold lands in the manor of Mayfield, psh Wadhurst, Sussex, which were surrendered to Thomas and John Baker to the use of his last will. C78/99, no. 6 [55]
1583 28 Oct 25 John Sommes of Langford, Essex, gent v. Thomas Studhaughe. Non payment of a rent reserved on a lease of the capital messuage called Hardwardes in Little Baddow, Essex. Plaintiff has acquired the reversion of the premises; he complains that the defendant is felling timber and laying waste. C78/58, no. 2 [56]
1583 9 Nov 25 Stephen Taylor of Kings Lynn, Norf v. John Grebby, sometime mayor of King's Lynn, George Baker, Francis Shaxton, Thomas Overend and others (not named). Lease of two enclosures of pasture and low marsh in Kings Lynn from mayor and burgesses of the town. Dismission. C78/59, no. 14 [57]
1583 9 Nov 25 John Porte of Ilam, Staffs., gent., lord of the manor of Ilam v Philip Okeover esq. and William Jackson gent. Possession of three parts of the waste grounds of the manor called Ilam Moor, Bunster and Dovedall; that the plt had granted the dfts a fourth part of the wastes in severalty for the extinguishing of their rights elsewhere. C78/99, no. 7 [58]
1583 11 Nov 25 William Melton of Twyford, Hants, gent v. Alice Knight, widow. Lease of Longwood Warren [in Owslebury] Hants, in hands of defendant's late husband as security for his loan to plaintiff. See C 78/61/22 C78/53, no. 2 [59]
1583 16 Nov 25 Anthony Strayne; Anthony Harrison; Daniel Woodward; George Parsons; Guy Hawarde; William Hemynge; Peter Aston; William Coppam; Simon Ede; William Taste; Arthur Walker; George Byrde; Raffe Wynsmore, and other customary tenants of the manor of Sambourn, Warw v. Thomas Throgmorton, esq. Ratification of an agreement between lord and tenants concerning customs of the manor and the enclosure of certain waste land. C78/65, no. 7 [60]
1583 18 Nov 26 William Goode of Abington, Cambs, yeoman v. John Lynne, esq. Admittance to a customary holding in Bassingbourn, Cambs, held of the manor of 'Seymors'. C78/57, no. 17 [61]
1584 18 Nov 26 Richard Beconsawe; Peter Waterman; Morrice Cowper; Phillip Co...; Ambrose Abbott; Bartholomew Rombold; John Potter; Morrice Longe, tenants of manor of Highclere, Hants v. Richard Kingesmyll, esq, attorney of the Court of Wards. Customs of the manors of Highclere and Burghclere relating to surrenders, leases of copyholds, custody of minors, digging of marl pits, washing and shearing of sheep. Dismission. C78/62, no. 1 [62]
1583 19 Nov 26 Robert Ratcliff of Tickencote (Tekencote), Rut, gent and wife Margaret, widow of Paul Gresham of Little Walsingham, Norf, gent v. Robert Gibon, gent. Plaintiff Margaret's jointure claims on a moiety of lands and liberties in Littleport, Isle of Ely,

Cambs, including Apes Hall there, and other lands in Isle of Ely, and in Southey and Hilgey, Norf.

C78/55, no. 21 [63]
1583 21 Nov 26 Robert Gybbard of Armscott, Worcs, husbandman v. Richard Smythe of Halford, Warw, yeoman. Lease in reversion of a messuage with two yardlands in Halford, Warw. C78/65, no. 5 [64]
1583 23 Nov 26 Henry Evans of London, gent v. Richard, Ferdinand, George, Edward and Roland Bingham, John Cowlinge and Thomas Bennett, sen and jun. Leases of messuages and lands in Astley Abbots, Salop. C78/77, no. 6 [65]
1583 25 Nov 26 William French, churchwarden; John Grudgefeylde; William Arnolde; Simon Wells, on behalf of the inhabitants of Lowestoft, Suff, v. Edmund, Anthony and Robert Jettor. Issues from five closes of land in Lowestoft purchased under the direction of French's grandfather's will of 1529 and destined by the same for the relief of the poor of the parish. Defendants are trustees. C78/53, no. 12 [66]
1583 25 Nov 26 Catherine Tomlyn, widow of Thomas Tomlyn of East Malling, Kent, yeo., decd v John Tomlyn elder, John Tomlyn yngr, Thomas Tomlyn, Hamon Tomlyn and Stephen Tomlyn, all sons of Thomas Tomlyn, plt's deceased husband, Lancelot Sympson, Thomas Havendon Claim of the dfts' to the inheritance of their father's messuage and 26 acres in East Malling by gavelkind: revocation of a will by Thomas Tomlyn. C78/99, no. 5 [67]
1583 26 Nov 26 Richard Bowser, citizen and sadler of London v. William Strowde, gent. Rent for a tenement including a shop (fully described) in Ram Alley, Fleet Street, London. Dismission. C78/61, no. 13 [68]
1583 26 Nov 26 Richard Chytwood of Chetwode, Bucks, esq. and the inhabitants of Chetwode v. William Rysley, esq. Partial destruction and misuse of the parish church of Chetwode by the defendant, granted the manor, rectory and site of Chetwode Priory by Henry VIII. Plaintiff's family were founders of the priory. Matter on the foundation and history of the priory, church and St. Martin's chapel. C78/71, no. 9 [69]
1583 27 Nov 26 Andrew Harrolde v. Robert Gibson, gent. Customary holding of manor of Scottow (Norf) and the ratification of the commissioners' award (detailed). C78/80, no. 14 [70]
1583 2 Dec 26 Edward Pope of Morchard Bishop, Devon, husbn and Joan his wife, widow of John Morris decd v Richard Radford alias Middelweke and Margaret (Borrage) his wife, base dau. of John Morris. Possession of a copyhold called Harrestrete in the manor of Rolstone, psh Morchard Bishop. C78/98, no. 16 [71]