Select Pleas in Manorial and Other Seignorial Courts: Volume I. Reigns of Henry III. and Edward I., Volume 1

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Frederic William Maitland
B. Quaritch, 1889 - Courts baron and courts leet - 212 pages

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Page 59 - John, by the grace of God, king of England, lord of Ireland, duke of Normandy and Aquitaine, and count of Anjou...
Page 78 - Merton (AD 1235), whereby it is ' provided and granted that every freeman which oweth suit to the county, tithing, hundred, and wapentake, or to the court of his lord, may freely make his attorney to do those suits for him.
Page 98 - Kyngesrypitton' which was of the ancient demesne of the crown of our lord the King, of a plea wherefore he distraineth them to do other customs and other services than they were accustomed to do in the times when the said manor was in the hands of the predecessors of our lord the King, kings of England, and whereof the said men complain that whereas in the time of King Cnout when the said manor was in the hands of the said King their ancestors held their tenements by the services hereunder written,...
Page 13 - The parson of the Church is in mercy for his cow caught in the lord's meadow. Pledges, Thomas Ymer and William Coke. From Martin Shepherd 6d. for the wound that he gave Pekin. Ragenhilda of Bee gives 2s. for having married without licence. Pledge, William of Primer.
Page 97 - Monk still continues his lechery [luxuriam] with Sarah Hewen wife of Simon Hewen and is constantly attending divers chapter courts, where frequently he loses the lord's goods by reason of his adultery with Sarah, as has often been presented before now; nor will he be chastened. Therefore be he in the stocks.
Page 96 - Franklain, freeman. For chevage they give 6 s. 8 d. ******* The chief pledges being sworn say that Richard Dyer a married man was convicted in the chapter of adultery with a certain woman . . . and so lost the chattels of the lord. Therefore he is in mercy.

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