The English Manor C.1200 To C.1500

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Manchester University Press, Sep 7, 2002 - Business & Economics - 258 pages
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A comprehensive introduction and essential guide to one of the most important institutions in medieval England.
  

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Contents

The composition and origins of the manor
1
The characteristics of the medieval manor
2
The size and composition of medieval manors
5
Origins and development of the manor
11
Manorial documents
18
Manorial surveys extents and rentals J 1
21
Land tenures and personal status on the medieval manor
25
Surveys rentals and terriers after c 130O A Historical uses of surveys and extents
41
An account of Morton 147980 1 K 22 An account of Haselor 148485
142
A rectorial account of Pawlett 149697
147
Subsidiary documents to the account
150
Bailiffs memorandum of receipts from Lackford 144445
151
List of reeves debtors at Cuxham 134748
152
Collectors schedule and petition for allowances at Bury St Edmunds 140O1
153
Instructions to manorial officials of Walkern 132425
154
Extracts from accounts
155

A survey of Shillington 1086
44
Extracts from a survey of the estate of the bishop of Durham 1183
45
A survey of Hartest 1251
46
A detailed description of the capital messuage of Willington 1376
58
A description of the capital messuage of Salton 1479
59
Inventory of manorial goods and stock at Hemsby 1352
60
A custumal of the manor of Cockerham 132627
61
An extent of Framlingham 1270
67
An extent of Geddington 1383
68
An extent of Preston Millers 1321
70
Extracts from a terrier of Biddenham 1347
75
An extract from a survey of Culford 1435
79
A rental of Lackford 1399
81
An extract from a rental of Cassio 1332
84
Rent payments made by tenants at Willington and Nether Heworth 1496
86
The lease of Caddington and Kensworth 1299
88
The lease of Thorpe Underwood 1524
91
Manorial accounts
97
The format of the account
100
The evolution of the account
105
Historical uses of the account
111
An account of Wellingborough 125859
116
An account of Wellingborough 132122
120
3O Exploitation of woodland at Hundon 137071
156
A works account from Thaxted 137778
157
Details of haymaking at Wisbech Barton 134O11
161
The management of sheep flocks around Bury St Edmunds 148O81
162
The construction of a new barn at Kinsbourne 139798
164
Manor and leet courts
167
The leet court
178
Manor and leet courts after c 1400
184
Historical uses of court rolls
189
The manner of holding courts 1342
193
Some early court rolls of Tooting and Ruislip 124748
194
Court rolls of WalshamleWillows 134O
196
Court rolls of WalshamleWillows 1389
204
Court roll of Downham 1311
210
Court rolls of Yeadon 1449 1452 and 1459
212
Extract from the court roll of Great Bromley 1382
220
Matters for consideration by the frankpledge 1285
221
The manner of holding leet courts 1340
223
Other manorial courts
235
Glossary
241
Select bibiography
248
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About the author (2002)

Mark Bailey is Headmaster of Leeds Grammar School and a Senior Visiting Lecturer at the University of Leeds.