The pipe-rolls, of sheriffs annual accounts of the revenues of the crown for the counties of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Durham, during the reigns of Henry II., Richard I., and John ... (Google eBook)

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Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, 1847 - Business & Economics - 250 pages
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Page xxvii - that in the marches of Scotland, some hold of the King by Cornage, that is to say, to wind a horn, to give notice to the men of the country, when they hear that the Scots or other enemies are come or will enter England.
Page liv - ... heir of Humphrey Malkael, has declared before the Barons of the Exchequer that the lands of Crosby and Lowther are the right and inheritance of the said Henry, by his marriage with Hawise: that the said Gerard quits claim to the lands, and delivers up the charter, which Humphrey Malkael had from Hugh de Morville: that in return the said Henry has given to Gerard three bovates of land in Crosby. This land was afterwards called " Crosby Gerard," to distinguish it from other places of the same name.
Page xliii - Whatever weight, however, there may be in the objection, it is consistent with the authority of the documents in the present volume. In the Pipe Roll of the 31st of Henry I., the name is spelt Westmarieland, in which form, or as Westmariland, it occurs throughout the reign of Henry II. In the succeeding reigns of Richard I., and John, the orthography is Westmerieland and Westmeriland. •de Meshines, of the Earldom of Carlisle.* Kendal, with all the rest of Amounderness, was in the hands of the Crown...
Page 235 - Sage', which is of the fee of the bishop of Chester. He has paid this into the Treasury. And he is quit. The same sheriff renders account for 28 shillings and 9 pence for the profit of Coton, which was in the possession of William, son of Alan, for a whole year and for a quarter of a year. He has paid this into the Treasury. And he is quit...
Page xxvii - ... when they hear that the Scots or other enemies are come or will enter into England ; which service is grand serjeanty. But if any tenant hold of any other lord, than of the king, by such service of cornage, this is not grand...
Page 13 - Comp de iiij. g. p eod. In thro libauit. Et Quiet9 est. Id vie redd Comp de xl. ti. 7 xiiij g. 7 iiij. d. de Wastis 7 Essartis. 7 Plac foresļ de Cūbret. In thro. xxxv. ti. 7 xviij. g. 7 iiij. d. Et in pdon p br. ^. Mon de Holcotanri. cg Et Quiet9 est. De Plac Witti Basset.
Page 47 - Ppsfa^ de Cumbland. In thro libauit. Et Quiet9 est. Id vie redd Comp de xx. g. de Molend Tanerez. In thro libauit. Et Quiet9 est. Id vie redd Comp Comp de xm de Censu foreste de Cūbreland. In thro vj. in. vij. m. Et Gittto Pipardo iij. m. in Custodia de Alredala q'
Page xi - ... present instance is so consistent with probability, that we may venture to receive it. He tells us, that " The indigenous inhabitants of certain provinces voluntarily submitted themselves to Gregory (the king, or, according to others, the regent, of Scotland), with their lands and possessions, offering to him an oath of fealty and homage, thinking it preferable to be subject to the Scots, who, although enemies, were Christians, than to infidel Pagans.
Page 43 - Id vie redd Comp de xx. g. de Molend Tanerez. In thro libauit. Et Quiet9 est. Id vie redd Comp de xm de Censu fores? de Cūbland. In thro libauit. Et Quiet9 est. Wilts fr Ade fit Ade fit Richeri deb. xl. m. ū fi dissaisiaf de ?ra g.
Page iv - ... counties were not in a satisfactorily settled condition to enable the emissaries of the King to visit the ground they were to report upon.1 We know that in 1080, only a few 1 I am also reminded by a correspondent that : ' As to the English counties of Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmoreland, and Durham, the fact is, that the undescribed district comprised the Earldoms of Northumberland and Cumberyears before the commencement was made, the King had desolated the province of Durham, which was...

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