Pedes Finium: Or, Fines Relating to the County of Surrey, Levied in the King's Court, from the Seventh Year of Richard I. to the End of the Reign of Henry VII. (Google eBook)

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Frank B. Lewis
Surrey Archaeological Society, 1894 - Fines and recoveries - 338 pages
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Page iv - ... Fine (Finis, or Finalis Concordia), so called from the words with which it begins, and also from its effect in putting a final end to all suits and contentions, was an amicable agreement or composition of a suit (whether real or fictitious) made between the parties with the consent of the judges, and enrolled amongst the Records of the Court in which the suit was commenced, and by which freehold property might be transferred, settled, or limited.
Page iv - ... agreement or composition of a suit (whether real or fictitious) made between the parties with the consent of the judges, and enrolled amongst the Records of the Court in which the suit was commenced, and by which freehold property might be transferred, settled, or limited. These Fines, or Final Agreements, are said to be of equal antiquity with the first rudiments of the law, instances having been produced of them even prior to the Norman invasion, and they no doubt originated in actual suits...
Page iii - ... of the reign of his late majesty King William the Fourth, intituled " An Act for the Abolition of Fines and Recoveries, and the Substitution of more simple Modes of Assurance...
Page 228 - Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas, Bishop of Lincoln, William, Bishop of Winchester, William, Bishop of Durham, Edward, Bishop of Carlisle, Thomas, Marquis of Dorset, Henry, Earl of Essex, Anthony, Earl Ryvers, William Hastynges, kt., Lord of Hastynges, Thomas Burgh, kt., William Huse, pi.
Page 30 - The manor is held of the prior of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England by the service of i8rf.
Page 227 - Bartholomew Bolney, Henry Kyghley esquire, Roger Philpot, Henry Assheburn, William Lemyng, John Sherman & Thomas Boket v. John, Duke of Norfolk & his wife Elizabeth & Henry Bradfield clerk in Houghley, Gatton...
Page 201 - Wandlesworth 14 Ralph Tikhill, Richard Illyngworth, Thomas Elyngbrigge, John Legh of Stokwell, John Legh of Adyngton & Richard Merland v. John Marchall gentleman & his wife Elizabeth widow of Richard Iwe late of London gentleman & Thomas Iwe gentleman in Sandirstede, Waddon, Colesdon...
Page vi - I should have to look through about 3,000 Surrey and 7,000 divers counties' fines to see if the information I wished to obtain was to be found amongst them. With a view of making these fines more accessible to myself I compiled this Calendar, and finding it of very great use to myself, I considered...
Page 222 - ... to pi. in court to hold to pi. and heirs of Edmund Brudenell of the chief lords. Cons., 20 sterling. (7.) Divers Counties 2388. Fulbrook : Birdingbury : Allesley : Fillongley : Pillerton Priors: Chelmescote in Brailes. (Quinz. of St. Martin, 15 Rich. II ; and after, in Oct. of Mich., 2 Hen. IV.) Robert, Bishop of London, John, Bishop of Hereford, John de Roos of Hamelak, Robert de Haryngton, Gerard de Braybrok, the elder, Gerard de Braybrok, the younger, John Bagot, Philip Okore, kts., John...
Page vi - Jinium relating to the county. To my dismay, and probably others have experienced the same feeling, I found that until temp. Henry VII., with the exception of Hunter's transcripts, temp. Richard I., -and John, there was no Calendar, and that...

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