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Dorchester

Transcriptions of Wills and Charters from 1395-1410

Transcribed by Michael Russell OPC for Dorchester
from The Municipal Records of the Borough of Dorchester by CH Mayo MA
1908

Analysis of Documents enrolled in the Dorchester Domesday commencing 18 Richard II (1395)
This file contains a listing of the first 200 Charters
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Robert SUTTON [Note:- The spelling in Hutchins' History of Dorset, Vol. ii., p. 350, has been followed, viz., Sutton, but the initial letter resembles " G," both here and in several subsequent charters. ]
John BLOUNT - Bailiffs, [Note:- The titles are those given in the Domesday.] 18 Richard II [1394-5]

1.
Charter of John Hert.

William Bradeston, son and heir of Adam Bradeston of Brodemayne, grants to John Hert and his heirs a burgage with curtilage lying on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of William Britt on the north, and the walls of the community of the town [muros communitatis ville) on the south, which descended to him on the death of his father aforesaid. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Sutton and John Blount, then Bailiffs of the Town, William atte Naysshe, John Duddill, John Wespray, Thomas Gardyner, Thomas Bertram, and others. Dorchester, Monday in the Feast of the Invention of the Holy Cross, 18 Richard II. [1395]- Livery of seisin the same day.

2.
Charter of William Codemor.

John Blount, of Dorchester, grants to William Codemor, dictus Walyssh and his heirs, his tenement with curtilage, situate on the north side of West Street (vico regio occidentali), Dorchester, between the tenement of Stephen Gille, clerk, on the east, and the tenement of Robert Hayne on the west, which he had by the grant of Henry Raynold, son of John Raynald, of Dorchester, to hold of the King in capite, and by discharging for the said John and his heirs all the rents and services due from that tenement to the Fraternity of St. Mary in the church of St. Peter, of Dorchester. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Sutton, then Bailiff, Peter Blount, John Duddill, William Ayssh (i.e.ASH), Willlam Pullare, William Wyther, Henry Broke, and others. Dorchester, Monday after the Feast of St. John ante Port. Lat., 18 Richard II. [1395]. Livery of seisin the same day.

3.
Charter of John Wespray and John Duddiix.

John Bochard, junior, grants to John Wespray and John Duddill and their heirs, a burgage situate on the north side of West Street, Dorchester, between the tenement late of John Chuse on the west, and the tenement of William Wyther on the east, to hold of the King in capita. Warranty. Dorchester, 9th May, 18 Richard II. [1395]. Witnesses, Robert Sutton and John Blount, then Bailiffs of the Borough, Peter Blount, William atte Naysshe, William Wither, Thomas Gardyner, John Crauell, and many others. Livery of seisin the same day.

4.
Seisin of the heir of John Whittok.

To the Court held at Dorchester, loth May, 18 Richard II. [1395], before the Bailiffs abovewritten, came Cristina Diluertones, daughter and heir of John Whittok, and claimed to have free seisin of a tenement on the south side of West Street, Dorchester, between the tenement late of John Chuse on the west, and the tenement late of Richard Foul on the east, which had descended to her after the death of her said father. On testimony that she was next heir of the said John, and of full age, she was admitted and seised by the Bailiffs into the said tenement, and paid her relief.

Fol. 2. Robert Sutton, John Blount, Bailiffs, 19 Richard II. [1395-6].

5.
Will, of Agnes Hamondes.

To the Court held 26th July, 19 Richard II. [1395] came John Fyuyan and John Duddill, executors of the will of Agnes Hamondes, and exhibited and proved the said will before the Bailiffs, according to the custom of the town, which will was dated 4th July, 1395, and contained inter alia, " I give to John Syward and his heirs all that place in the south corner of High Street, Dorchester, which I had of the legacy of Robert Hamond, my late husband, to hold of the King in capite Also I give to John Fyuyan and John Duddill and their heirs a tenement situate on the north side of East Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of the Prior of Mayne on the west and the tenement of the Prior of St. John of Dorchester on the east, to sell and dispose of it for the welfare of my soul, and the souls of those for whom I am bound. Also I give to John Fyuyan and John Duddill and their heirs, two tenements situate on the west side of North Street, between the tenement of the Rector of St. Peter's Church, and the tenement of Edward Mason, to sell and dispose of them, as above."
In virtue of this will, John Syward, John Fyuyan, and John Duddill were seised of the tenements, by the Bailiffs. [Cf. 14.)[Note:- Numbers have been placed at the end of some of these documents for the purpose of cross-reference. ]

6.
Charter of John Fyuyan.

Agnes, late wife of Thomas Helier, William Dreu, John Duddill and Henry Tanner, grant to Master John Fyuyan and his heirs their tenement in Dorchester, situate in a certain corner on the east side of All Saints' Church, between the King's way which leads towards la Durnegate, on the west, and the tenement of the said William Dreu on the east, which they lately had by the legacy of Thomas Helier, late husband of Agnes, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, Thomas Gardyner and William Adam, then Bailiffs of the Borough, Peter Blount, John Blount, William Aysshe, William Pudele, John Crauel and others. Dorchester, Monday in the Feast of St. Dunstan, Bishop, 16 Richard II. [1393]- Livery of seisin.

7.
Will, of William Fraunceys.

To the Court held the Monday next after the Feast of St. Michael, came Magota Fraunceys and John Sherere, executors of the will of William Fraunceys, and proved the said will, etc., which was dated 20th October, 1394, and con- tained, inter alia, " I give to Magota, my wife, and her heirs, my burgage in Dorchester, situate in a certain lane called Durnelane, between the burgage of John Shudde Dorchester on the east, and the burgage of John Fauconer on the west."
In virtue of this will Magota was seised by the Bailiffs into the said tenement, and did fealty.

8.
Charter of John Skynner.

John Shudde of Dorchester grants to John Skinner and his heirs, his burgage with curtilage in the Borough of Dorchester, situate on the south side of a lane which leads from South Street towards la Durnegate, between the burgage of John Syward on the west, and the burgage of the Prior of Christ Church on the east, which he had by the feoffment of Alice Coles and Matilda Heryngys to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Sutton, John Blount, then Bailiffs of the Borough, Peter Blount, John Duddill, William Ayssh, William Pulhare, John Wespray, and others. Dorchester, Saturday after the Feast of the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 19 Richard II. [1395]. Livery of seisin.
Fol. 3. John Blount, William Nagard ; Bailiffs, 19 Richard II [1395-6]

9.
Will of John Crauel.

To the Court held 28th November, 19 Richard II. [1395], came Joan, late wife of John Crauel, and Henry Crauel, executors of the said John, and proved the said will, etc., dated 6th June, 1394, containing, inter alia, " I give to Joan, my wife, my tenement I inhabit in the town of Dorchester, for her life, and after her death to Henry, my son, and his heirs, situate on the north side of High East Street (alto vico regio orientali), between the tenement of John Syward on the east, and the tenement of Agnes Helieres on the west. Also I give to Joan, my wile, and her heirs, my tenement on the south side of High East Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of John Crauel on the east, and the tenement of Thomas Wollepenne on the west. Also I give my burgage, situate in the street which leads towards the Friars Minors of Dorchester, to Joan, my wife, Henry Crauel, my son, and the heirs of Henry, to hold my obit annually for the said tenement for ever." Livery of seisin.

10.
Charter of Robert Grenelef.

Robert Grenelef, dictus Baker, of Dorchester, grants to John Lamere, Vicar of Wynterborne Martytn, and Henry Broke, and their heirs, a burgage or tenement with curtilage in Dorchester, situate on the south side of West Street, between the tenement of William Wyther on the east, and the tenement of the same Robert on the west, late of Adam Honymoure, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount and William Nagard, Bailiffs of the town, Peter Blount, Robert Grey, William Wyther, Thomas Gardyner, William Aysshe, and many others. Dorchester, Sunday after the Feast of St. Hillary, 19 Richard II. [1396]. Livery of seisin. Cf. II, 364, 366, 419.)

11.
Charter of John Lamere and Henry Broke made to Robert Grenelefe.

John Lamere, Vicar of Wynterborne Martyn, and Henry Broke grant to Robert Grenelef, dictus Baker, of Dorchester, and Joan, his wife, daughter of William Pudelynere, of Beamynstre (i.e. Beaminster), and the heirs of their bodies lawfully begotten, the premises recited in the foregoing charter. Should they lie without such issue, the premises to revert to the said Robert and his heirs. Warranty. Witnesses, as above. Dorchester, Monday next after the quinzene of St. Hillary, 9 Richard II. [1396]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 10, 364, 366,4I9).

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12.
Charter of John Shirewode and Alice, his wife.

William Wyther grants to John Shirewode and Alice, lis wife, and their heirs, a messuage in Dorchester, in North Street, which leads towards the Friars Minors, between les Nyweshoppes opposite the Cross there, between the shop of the Fraternity of St. Mary, on the east, and the land of the Community of the town of Dorchester on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount and William Nagard, then Bailiffs of the Borough, Peter Blount, William Ayssh, John Duddill, John Wespray, Thomas Gardynere and others. Dorchester, 10 January, 19 Richard II. [1396]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 431, 440.)

13.
Charter of John Roogh.

John Fyuyan and John Duddill grant to John Roogh and Joan, his wife, and their heirs, a moiety of their tenement with curtilage in Dorchester, situate on the west side of North Street, between the tenement of the Prior of St. John on the south, and the tenement of Walter Peytenyn on the north, in which tenement William Brut and Matilda, his wife, hold of them the other moiety for their lives. Also an annual rent of six shillings arising from the other moiety, with the reversion of the moiety after the death of the said William and Matilda to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Blount, William Nagard, then Bailiffs of the Borough, Peter Blount, William Ayssh, John Wespray, William Pullare, William Wyther, and many others. Dorchester, 5th May, 19 Richard II. [1396]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 283.)

14.
Release made to John Fyuyan.

Agnes, late wife of Robert Hamond, had left by will to John Fyuyan and John Duddill, and their heirs, a tenement on the north side of East Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of the Prior of Mayne on the west, and the tenement of the Prior of St. John, of Dorchester, on the east. Now John Duddill releases, for himself and his heirs, to the said John Fyuyan, all right and claim in the same. Witnesses, John Blount and William Nagard, then Bailiffs of the town, Peter Blount, William Aysshe, John Wespray, Thomas Gardyner, Henry Crauel, William Wyther, and many others. Dorchester, 20th May, 19 Richard II. [1396]. (Cf. 5.)

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15.
Charter of John Fyuyan.

Peter Blount, of Dorchester, grants to John Fyuyan and his heirs a burgage with dovehouse, situate on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of the Abbot of Abbotsbury on the south, and the tenement of John Davy on the north. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount, William Nagard, Bailiffs of the Borough, William Ayssh, William Pulhare, William Wither, Henry Broke, Thomas Gardyner, William Adam, John Wespray, Thomas Bertram, md many others. Dorchester, 14th April, 19 Richard II. [1396]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 90, 299.)

16.
Will of John Fytheler

To the Court held 22nd May, 19 Richard II. [1396] came Margaret, late wife of John Fitheler, and his executrix, and proved his Will, etc., dated Thursday next after the Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle, 1395, containing inter alia, " I bequeath to Margaret, my wife, and her heirs, all my barn with curtilage, situate in Piselane, between Robert Portland on the west and my tenement on the east ; and I bequeath to William, my son, and his heirs, a burgage adjacent with curtilage, situate between the said barn on the west and another tenement of mine on the east. Also I give to Richard, my son, and his heirs, a burgage with curtilage, situate between my tenement on the west, and the tenement of William Nagard on the east. Also I bequeath a burgage with curtilage, seven feet in breadth, situate in a lane which leads from All Saints' Church towards la Durnegate, lying between the tenement of Stephen Gille and a tenement of Henry Child, for a priest to celebrate daily for one year." By virtue of this will, Margaret, William and Richard were seised of their tenements by the Bailiffs. William is aged eight years, Richard two. (C/. 18.)

17.
Will, of John Sherere.

To the Court, 3rd July, 20 Richard II. [1396]. came John Wespray and Joan, late wife of John Sherere, his executors, and proved his will, dated 3rd January, 1395, containing, inter alia, " I give to Joan, my wife, and Joan, my daughter, and their heirs, my burgage, situate on the south side of Durnelane, between the place of John Shudde on the west, md a lane which leads towards la Durnegate, in a certain corner opposite the tenement late John Warmwelle's." By virtue of this will they were seised by the Bailiffs in the burgage aforesaid. (C/. 245, 246.)

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Charter of John Neel.

Margaret, relict of John Fitheler, in her widowhood, grants to John Neel, of Portland, and his heirs, her burgage with curtilage, situate in Pisselane, Dorchester, between the tenement of Robert Portland on the west, and the tenement late of John Fitheler on the east, which burgage she had by the legacy of John Fitheler, late her husband, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount, William Nagard, Bailiffs of the town, Peter Blount, John Duddill, William Pulhare, Thomas Gardyner, William Wither, and others. Dorchester, Tuesday next after the Feast of St. Augustine, Bishop, 19 Richard II. [1396]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 16.)

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19.
Charter of Ralph Mersour.

John Bomell, of Dorchester, grants to Ralph Mersour, of the same, and his heirs, a burgage with curtilage in the Borough, situate in Puselane, between the burgage of Nicholas Helier on the west and the burgage of the Prior of St. John Baptist on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount, William Nagard, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, William Wither, William Pullehare, William Adam, William atte Aissh, Thomas Wareyn, Geoffrey Mose, and many others. Dorchester, Monday, 5th June, 19 Richard II. [1396]. Livery of seisin.

20.
Charter of John Bomell.

Ralph Mersour, of Dorchester, grants to John Bomell of the same town, and his heirs, a tenement on the west side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of Richard Merchaunt on the north, and the tenement of Thomas Belhous on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount, William Nagard, Bailiffs, Peter Blount, William Pullehare, William Wither, Henry Brouk, Thomas Gardyner, Geoffrey Mose, and many others. Dorchester, Monday, 5th June, 19 Richard II. [1396]. Livery of seisin.

William Ayssh, William Nagard, Bailiffs, 20 Richard II. [1396-7]

21.
Charter of John Duddill.

Christina, wife of the late William Duluerton, in her widowhood grants to John Duddill and his heirs a messuage on the south side of West Street, Dorchester, situate between the tenement late of John Chuse on the west, and the tenement ate of Richard Foul on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Ayssh, William Nagard, Bailiffs of the Borough, Peter Blount, John Blount, William Wyther, William Pullare, Robert Baker, and others. Dorchester, Saturday in the Feast of St. Martin, Bp., 20 Richard II. 1396]. Livery of seisin.

22.
Charter of Richard Jon, clerk, Robert Salche and William Pullare

Alice, late the wife of William Pudele, of Dorchester, grants to Richard Jon, clerk, Robert Calche, and William Pullare and their heirs, a tenement in Dorchester, situate on the south side of the High Street, opposite Holy Trinity Church, between the tenement of the Abbot of Abbotsbury in the east, and the burgage of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary of Dorchester on the west, which she had by the legacy if her said husband, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Ayssh, William Nagard, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Blount, John Duddill, John Wespray, William Wither, and many others. Dorchester, Tuesday lext before the Feast of the Conception B.V.M., 20 Richard II. 1396]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 46.)

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23.
Charter of William Ropere, Tanner.

William Ayssh, of Dorchester, grants to William Ropere, Tanner, and his heirs, the annual rent of a rose, to be received on the Feast of St. John Baptist from his tenement and curilage in Dorchester, situate on the north side of Durne lane, letween the tenement late of John Crauel on the west, and he tenement which John Carpunter holds on the east, together with the reversion of the said tenement after the death of John Draau, of Fordyngton, and Julian, his wife, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Nagard, then Bailiff, Peter Blount, John Duddill, William Pulhare, John Blount, Thomas Gardyner, Henry Crauel, and others. Dorchester, Friday next after the Feast of All Saints, 20 Richard II. [1396]. " Virtute hui'" sc'pti tenens attornavit." (Cf. 335-)

24.
Annual Rent of William Ayssh.

Joan, late the wife of John Crauel, and Henry Crauel, son and heir of the said John, grant to William Ayssh, of Dorchester, and his heirs, an annual rent of six shillings, issuing and to be received from their tenement with curtilage in Dorchester, situate on the north side of High East Street (in alto vico regio orientali) between the tenements of John Syward on either side, to hold of the King in capite. Power of recovery by distress. Warranty. A penny delivered to William Ayssh nomine attornacionis et seisine. Witnesses, John Blount and William Nagard, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, William Pulhare, John Duddill, and others. Dorchester, Monday next before the Feast of St. Michael, 20 Richard II. [1396]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 64.) [Note:- William Ash was actually bailiff in the 20th year of the reign of Richard II so John Blount a previous bailiff acted as witness]
25.
Charter of Wilmam Ayssh.

Henry Crauel, of Dorchester, and Alice, his wife, grant to William Ayssh, of Dorchester, and his heirs, an annual rent of three pence to be received from a tenement with curtilage in Dorchester, which William Hopere and Matilda, his wife, hold of them for their lives, with the reversion of the same, situate on the south side of the lane which leads towards la Durnegate, between the tenement of the Prior of Christ Church of Twynham on the west, and the tenement of John Mountagu on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount and William Nagard, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, William Pulhare, John Duddill, Thomas Gardyner, John Wespray, and others. Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of St. Michael, 20 Richard II. [1396]. The tenants attorned to the said Wm. Ayssh, concerning the said rent. (Cf. 29, 426.) [Note:- See comments for Charter 24]

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26.
Will of Henry Calche.

To the Court, on Monday next before the feast of the Annunciation B.V.M., 20 Richard II. [1397], came Margery, late the wife of Henry Calche, and Henry Crauel, executors of the will of the said Henry Calche, and proved his will, dated 27th January, 1396, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Margery, my wife, and her heirs, an annual rent of 13s. 4d., issuing from a tenement in Dorchester which Geoffrey Barbour and Cristina, his wife, hold of me for their lives, with the reversion of the said tenement, to hold of the King in capite, which tenement is situate in the parish of Holy Trinity, Dorchester, nigh the burial-ground of the said church, on the east side." By the payment of one penny, the said Geoffery attorned to the said Margery. [Cf. 27.)

27.
Charter of Robert Calche, concerning an Annual Rent.

Margery, relict of Henry Calche, in pure widowhood grants to Robert Calche and his heirs the aforesaid annual rent of 13s. 4d., with reversion of the tenement, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Ayssh and William Nagard, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, Robert Sutton, John Duddill, William Pulhare, William Wyther, and others. Dorchester, Tuesday next before the Annunciation B.V.M., to Richard II., [1397]. Virtute huius concessionis tenens attornavit. (Cf. 26.)

28.
Charter of John Jocb, Bakere.

William Cole, heliere, of Dorchester, grants to John Joce, Bakere, of Dorchester, and his heirs, a place of land called la dayne on the west side of South Street, in the Borough of Dorchester, lying at the end of the curtilage of the Abbot of Milton,[Note:-In Charter 212 Byndon occurs instead of Milton.] on the south, and the curtilage of Thomas Bertram on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Ayssh, William Nagard, then Bailiffs of the Borough, Peter Blount, William Pulhare, John Wespray, Robert Sutton, John Blount, and many others. Dorchester, Monday, 14th May, 20 Richard II. [1397]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 212, 369, 489, 511, 524, 592.)
29.
Charter of Thomas Bakere.

William Ayssh grants to Thomas Bakere, of Dorchester, and Edith, his wife, and their heirs, an annual rent of three pence, issuing from a tenement in Dorchester, which William Houper holds for his life, together with the reversion of the said tenement, which he had by the grant of Henry Crauel and Alice, his wife, situate on the south side of the lane which leads from High South Street towards la Durnegate, between the tenement of the Prior of Christchurch of Twynham in the west, and the tenement of John Mountagu on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Ayssh and William Nagard, Bailiffs, Peter Blount, William Pullehare, Robert Sutton, John Wespray, Thomas Bertram, and many others. Dorchester, Monday, 14th May, 20 Richard II. [1397]- The tenant attorned. (Cf. 25, 426.)
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30.
Charter of John Duddill and Richard Bertram.

Matilda, late the wife of William Slabbere, grants to John Duddel and Richard Bertram, and their heirs, a corner tenement in Dorchester, in the street which leads towards the Friars Minors, which she and her said husband had by the feoffment of Roger Haselbere, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of St. Mary Magdalene, 21 Richard II. [1397]. Witnesses, William Ayssh and William Nagard, then Bailiffs, John Blount, Thomas Gardener, Robert Sutton, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Bertram, and many others. Livery of seisin.
31.
Charter of Thomas Peyntour.

John Bray and Joan, his wife, grant to Thomas Wolpenne, Peyntour, of Dorchester, and Matilda, his wife, and their heirs, a burgage with curtilage on the east side of South Street in Dorchester, between the tenement of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary in the church of St. Peter in the said town on the north, in which tenement William Harlow now dwells, and the tenement of William Pail on the south, to hold of the King. Warranty. Witnesses, William Ayssh and William Nagard, Bailiffs, Robert Sutton, Thomas Bertram, Richard Bertram, John Blount, John Crauel, and many others. Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of the Assumption B.V.M., 51 Richard II. [1397]. Livery of seisin.
John Wespray, Geoffrey Mose, Bailiffs, 21 Richard II [1397-8]

32.
Charter of Geoffrey Mose.

William Brut grants to Geoffrey Mose and his heirs a tenement in Dorchester, situate on the west side of South Street, between the tenement of William Chuse on the north, and the tenement of the said Geoffrey on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Wespray, Geoffrey Mose, then Bailiffs of the Borough, Peter Blount, William Ayssh, William Adam, William Wither, Thomas Bertram, Richard Bertram, Robert Sutton, and many others. Dorchester, Thursday next after the feast of St. Leonard, Bishop, 21 Richard II. Livery of seisin.
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33.
Charter of Thomas Baker, of Dorchester.

Thomas Wolpenne, Peyntour, of Dorchester, and Matilda, his wife, grant to Thomas Baker, of the same town, and his heirs, a burgage with curtilage situate on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary in St. Peter's Church on the north, in which William Harlow now dwells, and a tenement of William Pail on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Wespray, Geoffrey Mose, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, William Pulhare, William Wither, John Blount, William Nagard, Thomas Gardyner, William Adam, Thomas Bertram, Richard Bertram, and many others. Dorchester, Tuesday next after the feast of St. Martin, Bishop, 21 Richard II. [1397]. Livery of seisin.
34.


Will of John Spilewyne.

At the Court at Dorchester, 10th December, 21 Richard II. [1397], was exhibited the will of John Spilewyne, dated at Catindelhaddon, l0th May, 1397, containing inter alia, " I bequeath to Margery, my wife, and her heirs, my tenement in Dorchester, situate in Frerenlane, between the tenement of Thomas Lamer on the north, and the tenement of Thomas Tholet on the south, to hold of the King in capite." Livery of seisin.
35.
Charter of John Pail, of Fordyngton.

Thomas Bakere, of Dorchester, grants to John Payl, of Fordyngton, and his heirs, the burgage with curtilage on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary in St. Peter's Church on the north and a tenement of the said John Pail on the south, to hold of the King. Warranty. Witnesses, John Wespray, Geoffrey Mose, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, William Wyther, John Blount, Willlam Aysshe, William Adam, Thomas Gardyner, Thomas Bertram, and many others. Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of SS. Philip and James, 21 Richard II. [1398]. Livery of seisin.
36.
Charter of Cristina, late wife of Thomas Lamer.

John Lamer, clerk, Henry Brouks, of Dorchester, and John Gould, of Seburgh, reciting that Thomas Lamer, late citizen of London, granted to them and their heirs his lands and tenements, etc., in Sutton Poyntz, his tenement in Dorchester, between a tenement of William Chuse on the south and a place of Blessed Mary on the north (vnam placeam b'e Marie), his reversion of three shops in High Street, Dorchester, between the tenement which John Blount now holds on the west, and the tenement of John Hayward on the east, and a tenement in South Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of John Penne on the south, and the tenement of William Drewe on the north demise and by this present indenture confirm all the premises to Cristina, late the wife of the said Thomas Lamer, to hold of the chief lords of those fees so that, upon the death of the said Cristina, the two tenements in Dorchester should remain to John, son of the said Thomas and Cristina Lamer, and the heirs of his body, failing these to Alice, the sister of John, and the heirs of her body ; and that the lands, etc., in Sutton Poyns, and the three shops in Dorchester should remain to the said Alice and the heirs of her body, failing these, to John and the heirs of his body. Should both die without such heirs, then all the premises to remain to Ralph Shephurde, Rector of the Church of Nythercompton, and Benedict Lyger,(Note:- Benedict Liger was Vicar of Oborne, 1405. (Dean Chandler's Register, Sarum.)Vicar of the Church of Woborne, their heirs and assigns. Witnesses, John Wespray, Geoffrey Mose, Bailiffs, John Syward, Peter Blount, William atte Ayssh, and others. Dorchester, Monday next after Palm Sunday, 21 Richard II. [1398]. Livery of seisin to Cristina of the tenements in Dorchester. Fol II
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37.
Charter of John Blount and Claricia, his wife.

Peter Blount, of Dorchester, grants by indenture to John Blount, of the same, his brother, and Claricia.[Note:- She is called Clara in John Blount's will;251] his wife, and their heirs, a tenement in Dorchester, situate on the south side of the High Street opposite la Nywehyn, between the tenement of John Syward on the east, and the tenement of John Benefeld on the west, to hold of the King in capite, rendering yearly to the said Peter and to Julian, his wife, for their lives iss. 4d., in quarterly payments. Power of distress. Warranty. Witnesses, John Wespray, Geoffrey Mose, then Bailiffs, William Ayssh, Robert Sutton, William Pullare, Thomas Gardyner, John Duddill, and many others. Dorchester. i6th May, 21 Richard II. [1398]. Livery of seisin.
Ralph Mersour, Henry Crauel, Bailiffs 22 Richard II [1398-9]

38.
Charter of William Ayssh.

William Meryweder grants to Willlam Ayssh and his heirs a burgage with curtilage in the Borough of Dorchester, situate on the south side of West Street, between the tenement of the Fraternity of St. Mary and' the tenement formerly of Robert Brut, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Sealed with his seal and the seal of office of the Bailiffs of the town [et sigillum officii ballivorum ville predicte similiter apponi procuravi). Witnesses, Ralph Mersour, Henry Crauel, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Blount, John Wespray, and others. Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle, 22 Richard II. [1398]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 39.)
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39.
Charter of John Kete and Rose, his wife.

William Ayssh, of Dorchester, grants to John Kete and Rose, his wife, and their heirs, a burgage with curtilage in Dorchester, situate on the south side of West Street, between the tenement of the Fraternity of St. Mary on the west, and the tenement late of Robert Brut on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Ralph Mersour, Henry Crauel, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Blount, William Pullare, William Nagard, John Duddill, and many others. Dorchester, Tuesday next before the feast of St. Thomas the Apostle, 22 Richard II. [1398]. Livery of seisin.
" Virtute hujus carte prefati Johannes et Rosa in tenemento predicto seisiti sunt per baUivos, et finem fecerunt pro libertate sua optinenda," etc. (Cf. 38.)
40.
Charter of Robert Veel

John Syward, senior, grants to Robert Veel and his heirs a burgage in Dorchester, situate in Frerenlane, of which John Pety is tenant at will, to hold of the chief lord of that fee. Warranty. Witnesses, Peter Blount, John Blount, William Wither, William Ayssh, John Wespray, and others. Styntesford, 15th November, 22 Richard II. [1398]. Livery of seisin by the Bailiffs in virtue of the above writing of feoffment, and of a letter of attorney of John Syward, directed to John Gile, to deliver seisin to Robert Veel. K2
41.
Will of John Syward, Senior.

To the Court held at Dorchester, 3rd February, 22 Richard II. [1399], came Robert Belle, clerk, John Gouytz, and Robert Veel, executors of the will of John Syward, senior, and proved his will, dated 23rd November, 1398, containing inter alia, " I bequeath to the Abbot and Convent of Cerne, my state, right and term which I have in a messuage which I have newly built upon the soil of the Abbot and Convent in Dorchester, in which Robert Deueneshire and Geoffrey Mose now dwell, opposite the market {ex opposito mercati eiusdem ville) to pray for my soul and the souls of my father and mother, according to the conscience of the Abbot and Convent. I bequeath to my executors and their heirs a burgage in Southampton, co. South., to dispose of the same for the souls afore said and those of our parents and benefactors. Also I bequeath to them and their heirs a rent of 20s., issuing from a burgage which Henry Estafeld and Alice, his wife, hold in Dorchester, and a rent of 4s. issuing from a burgage which Margery Frome holds in Dorchester, and all my burgages, lands, etc., etc., in Dorchester and Melcombe Regis, to dispose of them for the like purpose. I will that Richard Northbury receive an annual rent of five marks, which I was wont to receive from a tene- ment in Southwerk for a certain term of years, on the condition that if he dies within that term, the remainder should revert to my executors. I bequeath to John, son of Agnes Quarell, for his schooling, by order of my executors, the state and term which I have in lands and tenements in Fordyngton, which Roger Syward my father formerly acquired of William Leigh." Livery of seisin to the executors. [Cf. 53, 54, 55. 57. 95. 107, 121, 126, 165, 207, 208, 382, 388, 400, 434, 435-)
Fol. 13.
42.
Charter of Simon Berd, Carpenter.

William Chuse, of Dorchester, grants to Simon Berd, Carpynter, and his heirs, a tenement with curtilage in Dorchester, situate on the north side of West Street, between the tenement of Stephen Gille on the west, and the tenement late of John Skryuayn on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. His seal and that of the Bailiffs. (Et juia sigillum meum pluribus est incognitum sigilhim officii ballivorum de Dorchesire predicta similiter apponi procuravi). Witnesses, Henry Crauel, Ralph Mersour, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Blount, William Ayssh, John Wespray, Geoffrey Mose, William Adam, and many others. Dorchester, Monday in the feast of St. Matthias the Apostle, 22 Richard II. [1399]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 88, 407, 466.)
43.
Will of William Herlowe.

At the Court held loth March, 22 Richard II. [1399], was exhibited the will of William Harlowe, dated 2(do) Id. January, 1397, containing inter alia, " I bequeath to Joan, my wife, and her heirs, a burgage which lies on this side of South Street (citra viam australem) on the east side, between a burgage of Blessed Mary on the north, and a burgage of William Ayssh on the south." Livery of seisin. (C/. 44.)
44.
Charter of John Elisanndre.

Joan, late the wife of William Harlowe, grants to John Elisanndre and his heirs the burgage which she had by the bequest of William, her said husband, situate on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of William Ayssh on the south, and a place of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Sealed by her and the Bailiffs. Witnesses, Henry Crauel and Ralph Mersour, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Blount, William Ayssh, WiUiam Pulhare, John Wespray, and many others. Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of St. Gregory, 22 Richard II. [1399]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 43.)
45.
Charter of John Goldsmyth.

Thomasia, late the wife of Robert Goldsmyth, of Dorchester, in her widowhood grants to John Goldsmyth, her son, and to Edith, his wife, and the heirs of John, the south end of her tenement in Dorchester, and of the curtilage, which tenement is situate in the lane which leads from High West Street towards the North Gate, between the tenement of Nicholas Cole on the north, and the tenement which Robert Portlond holds on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Ralph Mersour, Henry Crauel, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, William Pullare, William Nagard, John Dudill, Robert Baker, and many others. Dorchester, 28th April, 22 Richard II. [1399]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 189. 349, 373, 377-)
Fol. 14.
46.
Charter of Ralph Mersour.

Richard Ion, clerk, Robert Calche, and William Pullare, grant to Ralph Mersour and his heirs, a tenement in Dorchester, situate on the south side of the High Street, opposite Holy Trinity Church, between the tenement of the Abbot of Abbotes bury on the east, and the burgage of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary of Dorchester on the west which tenement they lately had by the feoffment of Alice, late wife of William Pudele, of Dorchester, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Sealed by them and the Bailiffs. Witnesses, Henry Crauel and Ralph Mersour, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Blount, William Nagard, John Wespray, John Duddill, and many others. Dorchester, gth April, 22 Richard II. [1399] Livery of seisin. (Cf. 22.)
Ralph Mersour, Henry Crauel, Bailiffs, 23 Richard II. [1398-9]

47.
Charter of Henry Roys, Clerk, and Richard Durant.

Sarah, late wife of William Lageford, in her pure widow hood grants to Henry Roys, clerk, and Richard Durant, and their heirs, her tenement with curtilage in Dorchester, situate on the south side of la Durnelane, between the tenement which the Rector of the Church of All Saints holds on the west, and the tenement of John Shudde on the east, which she lately had by the bequest of William, her husband, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Henry Crauell and Ralph Merssour, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Duddill, John Blount, William Wither, Jolin Wespray, and others. Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of St. George the Martyr 22 Richard II. [1399]. lyivery of seisin. [Cf. 50, 447.)

[This was a conveyance with a view to her approaching marriage with Walter Bouer, and the premises were then re-conveyed to her and her husband.]
48.
Charter of Robert Veel and Alice, his wife.

Joan, late the wife of Thomas Sexpenne, daughter and heir of Robert Basset, grants to Robert Veel, and Alice, his wife, her daughter, and to the heirs of their bodies, a messuage with curtilage adjoining, 18 and a half acres of arable land in Frome Whytefeld called Richardes-place, and all common of pasture granted to the said Robert Basset, together with the messuage and land aforesaid. Also a croft of meadow and a copse [virgultum) in the same, called Eglesham, in Frome aforesaid, and a messuage in Dorchester late of her father, Robert Basset, situate in the east side of North Street, in the tenure of Nicholas Cole. To hold of the chief lords of those fees. Should Robert Veel and Alice die without such heirs, then the premises to remain to the heirs of the body of Alice. Failing these, to the right heirs of Joan for ever. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Turbeuyll, John Cary, Knights, John Goutz, William Peuerell, John Duddell, Reginald Jacob, John Fryppe, William Sexpeinne, and others. Frome Whytefeld, Monday, 2nd June, 22 Richard II. [1399]. Livery of seisin in the tenement in Dorchester.
Fol. 15.
49.
Charter of William Assh and Alienor, his wife. Alice Wyther in her pure widowhood grants to William Assh and Alienor, his wife, and their heirs, her tenement in the Borough of Dorchester, situate next the East Gate, between the tenement of the said William Assh on the north, and the tenement of John Goolde on the south, to hold of her and her heirs for ever, to hold of the capital lords of that fee. Warranty. Witnesses, Henry Crauell, Ralph Mersour, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Duddell, Robert Sutton, William Pulhare, John Wespray, Nicholas Cole, Thomas Gardyner, John Blount, Reginald Jacob, and others. Dorchester, Saturday next after the feast of the Assumption, Blessed Mary, 23 Richard II. [1399]. Livery of seisin.
50.
Charter of Walter Bouer and Sarah, his wife.

Henry Roys, clerk, and Richard Durant, grant to Walter Bouer[Note:-The name of the Grantee is Bouer, not Boner, as shown by No. 447.] and Sarah, his wife, and their heirs, their tenement with curtilage in Dorchester, situate on the south side of Durnelane, between the tenement which the Rector of All Saints holds on the west, and the tenement of John Shudde on the east, which they had by the feoffment of the said Sarah in her pure widowhood to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, Henry Crauell and Ralph Mersour, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Blount, John Duddill, William Pulhare, William Nagard, and others. Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of St. Michael, Archangel, 23 Richard II. [1399]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 47, 447.)
51.
Will of William Wyther.

At the Court held on Monday, 11th August, 23 Richard II. [1399], was exhibited the Will of William Wyther, before Henry Crauel and Ralph Mercer, then Bailiffs, dated 17th July, 1399, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to AUce, my wife, my tenement in Dorchester, with dovehouse, situate in the parish of Holy Trinity, on the south side of West Street, between the tenement of Robert Bakere on the west, and a place of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary of Dorchester on the east, to hold for the term of her life, with remainder to Sir {D'no) William Bysshop and his heirs, to hold of the King, paying to the said Alice for the said tenement xl li. Also I bequeath to Alice, my wife, John Dudell, and Richard Craneborne, my executors, and their heirs, a tenement in Dorchester, situate on the north side of West Street, between the tenement of John Dudell on the east, and the tenement of John Wespray on the west, to hold of the King in capite, to dispose of the same for the welfare of my soul and my wife's. Also I bequeath to Alice, my wife, my tenement in Dorchester, situate on the north side of West Street, between the tenement of John Sterthull on the west, and the tenement which Robert Portlond holds on the east, to hold for her use, and then the western half to remain to Agnes, wife of Walter Beryll, and her heirs, and the eastern half to Richard, son of Walter Beryll, and his heirs to hold of the King in capite." livery of seisin to Alice, John Dudell and Richard Craneborne. (Cf. 58, 61.)
Fol. 16. William Ayssh; John Duddill Bailiffs, 1 Henry IV [1399-1400].

52.
Wiivi, of Henry Duddill

At the Court held Monday next after Michaelmas day, I Henry IV. [1399], was exhibited the will of Henry Duddill, dated Saturday in the vigil of St. Laurence, Martyr, 1399, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Matilda, my wife, my tenement in Dorchester, situate on the north side of a lane called la vlnenlane between the tenement of Nicholas Cole on the west, and the tenement of John Galon on the east, for her hfe, and then to John, my son, and his heirs, to hold of the King in capite." Livery of seisin to Matilda.
53.
Charter of John Skynner, of Dorchester.

Robert Belle, clerk, John Gouytz and Robert Veel, executors of the will of John Syward, sen., deceased, grant to John Skynner, of Dorchester, and his heirs, a place in the Borough called la Pentys, situate in a certain corner, opposite the corner of the Abbot of Cerne on the south side of the High Street, 26 feet long, and 8 feet wide, which they had by the will of the said John Syward, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, William Ayssh, John Duddill, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Wespray, William Pular', and many others. Dorchester, 30th October, i Henry IV. [1399]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 41, 165, 382, 388.)
54.
Charter of Walter Bouer and Sarah, his wife.

Robert Belle, clerk, John Gouytz and Robert Veel, executors of the will of John Syward, sen., deceased, grant to Walter Bouer and Sarah, his wife, and their heirs, a burgage in Dorchester, which they lately had by bequest of John Syward, situate in the parish of All Saints, between the burgages of Henry Estafeld on the west, and of Richard Durant on the east, to hold of the King. Witnesses, John Duddill, William Ayssh, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Blount, William Nagard, Thomas Gardyner, William Adam, and others. Dorchester, 6th December, i Henry IV. [1399]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 41.)
55.
Charter of John Wespray and Matilda, his wife.

Robert Belle, clerk, John Gouytz, and Robert Veel, executors of John Syward, sen., deceased, grant to John Wespray, and Matilda, his wife, and their heirs, a burgage with curtilage in " la Southstrete," Dorchester, situate between the burgage of the grantors on the north, and a burgage of John and Matilda Wespray which they lately acquired of John Dudell on the south, to hold of the King. Witnesses, William Ayssh, John Dudell, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, William Pullare, William Nagard, . William Adam, Thomas Bertram, and others. Dorchester, 6th December, i Henry IV. [1399]- Livery of seisin. (C/. 41.)
Fol. 17.
56.
Will of Alice King, of Tolpudele.

At the Court held at Dorchester, l0th May, i Henry IV. [1400], was exhibited the will of Alice Kyng, of Tolpudele, by Walter Bounde and Alice, his wife, executors, dated 12th April, 1400, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Walter Bound and Agnes, his wife, and their heirs, my place with curtilage in Dorchester, lying on the south side of East Street, between the tenement which John Goldhord formerly held of the Prior of the House of St. John, and the tenement formerly of Willlam Cole, called Campeden, to hold of the King in capite. Livery of seisin.
57.
Charter of John Jurdan.

Robert Belle, clerk, John Gouytz, and Robert Veel, executors of the will of John Syward, grant to John Jurdan and his heirs their tenement in Dorchester, situate in High Street opposite the new inn {ex opposiio noui hospicii), between the tenement of John Blount on the west, and the tenement of John Goulde on the east, which they lately had by the bequest of John Syward, deceased, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, William Ayssh, and John Duddill, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Blount, William Pulhare, John Wespray, William Nagard, and others. Dorchester, Friday next after the Epiphany, i Henry IV. [1400]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 41.)
58.
Charter of William Sexpenne and Eva, his wife.

Alice Wyther, relict of William Wither, in her pure widowhood grants to William Sixpenne and Eva, his wife, and their heirs, her place with curtilage on the south side of High West Street, Dorchester, situate between the tenement of Reginald Jacob on the west, and the tenement of John Blount on the east, to hold of the King in capita. Warranty. Witnesses, William Ayssh, John Duddill, then Bailiffs, William Pulare, John Blount, John Bomyl, and many others. Dorchester, 5th July, 1 Henry IV. [1400]. I,ivery of seisin. (C/. 51.)
59.
Charter of John Jurdan.

John Hulle grants to John Jurdan and his heirs his tenement in Dorchester, situate on the west side of South Street, between the tenement of John Hayward on one side, and the tenement of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary on the other, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Duddill and William Ayssh, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Blount, William Pulhare, Thomas Bertram, John Fyuyan, and others. Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of St. George, Martyr, 1 Henry IV. [1400]. Livery of seisin.
Fol. 18.
60.
Charter of John Pampelon, Clerk, and John Jurdan.

John Shudde grants to John Pampelon, clerk, and John Jurdan and his heirs, his tenement in Dorchester, situate in a certain corner on the south side of East Street, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Duddill and William Ayssh, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Blount, Henry Crauell, William Pulhare, John Fyuyan, and others. Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of St. George, Martyr, 1 Henry IV. [1400].
61.
Charter of Thomas Mallyng and Agnes, his wife.

Alice, late the wife of William Wither, Richard Craneborn, clerk, and John Duddill, grant to Thomas Mallyng, Skynner, and Agnes, his wife, and the heirs of Thomas, a tenement in Dorchester, situate on the north side of West Street, between the tenement of John Duddill on the east and the tenement of John Wespray on the west, which they had by the bequest of the said Wnllam Wyther, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, William Ayssh, John Duddill, Bailiffs, William Pulhare, John Blount, Robert Baker, William Nagard, and many others. Dorchester, the last day of May, 1 Henry IV. [1400]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 51.)
62.
Charter of Thomas Illary, Whuam Ryngstede and John Brouks.

Henry Brouks of Dorchester grants to Thomas Illary, of Shirborn, William Ryngstede, and John Brouks, and their heirs, all his burgages which he has in Dorchester, except a chamber [vna cam'a) situate in the street leading from the market place [forum mercati) towards the Friars Minors of the said town, between the hall of one of the said burgages on the east (sic), and the burgage of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary in the Church of St. Peter's, Dorchester, on the south (sic), to hold of the King. Warranty. Witnesses, William Ayssh, and John Duddill, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Wespray, Reginald Jacob, Robert Veel, and others. Dor chester, 1st November, 1 Henry IV. [1399]. Livery of seisin to William Ryngstede.
63.
Charter of William Ayssh and Alianor, his wife.

Peter Blount, of Dorchester, grants to William Ayssh, of Dorchester, and Alianor, his wife, and the heirs of William, a messuage with curtilage in Dorchester, situate on the west side of South Street, between the tenement of Thomas Bertram on the south, and the tenement of John Penne on the north. Also two acres of arable land in Dorchester lying in les West Walles (iacenies in les West Walles) which were lately William Hamond's [see No. 262), to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Duddill and William Ayssh, then Bailiffs, John Blount, William Nagard, Wilham Pulhare, Thomas Gardyner, Thomas Bertram, William Adam, and others. Dorchester, loth June, i Henry IV. [1400]. Livery of seisin.
64.
Deed Annulling the Annual rent granted to William Ayssh

Indenture made at Dorchester, Friday in feast of St. Michael, 20 Richard II. [1396], between Joan, late the wife of John Crauel, and Henry, son and heir of the said John, of the one part, and William Ayssh, of Dorchester, of the other part, witnesses that the said Joan and Henry have by a certain writing granted to the said William an annual rent of 6 sh. issuing from a tenement and curtilage on the north side of High East Street ; nevertheless the said William concedes that if he and his heirs enjoy an annual rent of 3d., issuing from a tenement in Dorchester which William Houper and Matilda, his wife, hold for their lives, and the reversion of the same tenement, which rent of 3d. and reversion the said William Ayssh lately had by the feoffment of the said Henry Crauel and Alice, his wife, then the rent of 6 sh. should cease. {Cf. 24, 25.)
Fol. 19.
65.
Charter of William Nagard and Agnes, his wife.

John Benefeld grants to William Nagard and Agnes, his wife, and their heirs, a tenement in Dorchester with curtilage adjoining, with the western hedge of the said curtilage and all the western walls of the houses of the said tenement, situate on the south side of West Street, between the tenement of Peter Blount on the west and the tenement of John Blount, sadeler, on the east ; together with the reversion of an under- cellar of the said tenement, which Peter Blount holds for his life by the demise of the said John Benefeld, all of which the grantor had by the grant of the said Peter Blount. Warranty. Witnesses, William Ayssh and John Duddill, then Bailiffs, William Pullehare, John Blount, Reginald Jacop, Ralph Mersour, Henry Crauel, and many others. Dorchester, Saturday in the Vigil of St. James, i Henry IV. [1400]. Livery of seisin.
John Blount, John Duddill, Bailiffs, 2 Henry IV [1400-1]

66.
Will of Alice, wife of John Duddill.

At the Court at Dorchester, 24th January, 2 Henry IV. [1401], was exhibited the will of Alice, late the wife of John Duddill, dated ist December, 1399, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to John Duddill, my husband, and his heirs, a tenement in Dorchester situate on the north side of West Street, between the tenement late of William Wither on the west, and the tenement formerly of Henry Boneuyle on the east, to hold of the King, on the condition that the said tenement be valued, and its value be equally distributed between John Beste, chaplain, Richard Dore, chaplain, John Wynterborne, monk of Cern, and John Dorchestre, monk of Shirborn, to celebrate and pray for my soul, and the soul of John Deigher, late my husband." Livery of seisin.
67.
Charter of John Crokker, of Frompton.(i.e. Frampton)

William Chuse, son and heir of John Chuse, of Dorchester, grants to John Crokker, of Frompton, and his heirs, a tenement in Dorchester, situate on the south side of West Street, between the tenement late of Cristina Duluerton on the east, and. the tenement of John Champion on the west, which descended to him upon the death of John Chuse, his father, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount, John Duddill, then Bailiffs, William Ayssh, William Pulhare, William Nagard, Robert Baker, John Fyuyen, and many others. Dorchester, 9th April, 2 Henry IV. [1401]. Livery of seisin.
Fol. 20.
68.
Will of John Wedon. At the Court held 12th April, 2 Henry IV. [1401], was ex hibited the will of John Wedon, of Dorchester, dated 9th August, 1400, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Alice, my wife, my tenement with curtilage in Dorchester, situate on the north side of East Street, between the tenement of Robert Calche on the east, and the lane which leads to the church of the Friars Minors on the west, for her life, and then to remain to Roger, my son, and his heirs. I bequeath to Richard, my son, and his heirs, a cottage in Frerenlane, between the cottages of John Coude and Cristine Prentys. I bequeath to Alice, my wife, my burgage in Melcomb for her life, and then to remain to my son John and his heirs." Livery of seisin to Alice and Richard. [Cf. 361.)
69.
Charter of John Fyuyan.

John Gouytz delivers and grants to John Fyuyan all the state he has in a tenement in Dorchester, situate in a certain corner on the south side of All Saints' Church, between the tenement of William Chuse and a lane which leads towards la Dumegate, which he lately held by the law of England after the death of Isabella, his wife, daughter of Agnes, daughter of Adam Glide, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Blount, John Duddill, Bailiffs, William Ayssh, William Nagard, John Wespray, William Chuse, and others. Dor- chester, 7th April, 2 Henry IV. [1401]. Livery of seisin. In the margin, " Ex p'te Joh'is Clerk." (C/. 70, 71.)
70.
Letter of Attorney upon the aforesaid Charter.

John Gouytz appoints John Wespray his attorney, to deliver seisin to John Fyuyan in the tenement aforesaid. Dorchester, 7th April, 2 Henry IV. [1401]. (C/. 69, 71.)
71.
Release made to John Fyuyan.

William Fraunces, cousin and heir of Adam Glide, viz., son of Agnes, daughter of John Glide, brother of the aforesaid Adam Glide, releases and quitclaims to John Fjmyan all claim upon the premises conveyed by the preceding charter. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount, John Duddill, Bailiffs, John Gouytz, Henry Crauel, William Nagard, John Wespray, William Chuse, and others. Dorchester, l0th April, 2 Henry IV. [1401]. " This release was shown and declared before the aforesaid Bailiffs in full Court." In the margin, " Ex p'te Joh'is Clerk." (C/. 69, 70.)
72.
Charter of Peter Blount.

Edward Chepman, of Dorchester, cousin and heir of Richard Norewey, clerk, grants to Peter Blount, of Dorchester, and his heirs, a toft with curtilage in Dorchester, lying on the north side of vlnenlane, between the tenement of Thomas Gardyner on the west, and the place of Robert Sutton, called helle, on the east (voc' helle), to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount, John Duddill, then Bailiffs, Thomas Gardyner, Reginald Jacop, William Nagard, William Ayssh, Henry Brouks, and others. Dorchester' in the feast of the Invention of the Holy Cross, 2 Henry IV.' [1401]. Livery of seisin.
Fol. 21.
73.
Will of Isabella, wife of Nicholas Helier.

At the Court held 27th June, 2 Henry IV. [1401], was exhibited the will of Isabella Dollyngt, dated 4 Id. April, 1401, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Nicholas Helier my husband, my burgage in Dorchester, situate in Puselane, which I lately had by the grant of Nicholas Dollyngt, my father, to hold to the said Nicholas and his heirs, performing all duties, etc., to the King." In virtue of this will, Nicholas Helier was seised of the said burgage by the Bailiffs.
74.
Charter of William Ayssh.

Margery, formerly wife of John Spilewyn, of Milton Abb'is, in her pure widowhood grants to William Ayssh, of Dorchester, and his heirs, a tenement in Dorchester, which she had by the gift of the said John Spilewyn, situate in Frerenlane, between the tenement of Thomas Hillary, of Shirborn, on the north, and the tenement of Walter Hasard, of Dorchester, on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Sealed by the Bailiffs. Witnesses, John Duddill, John Blount, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, William Pulare, William Nagard, and many others. Dorchester, 2nd July, 2 Henry IV. [1401]. I/ivery of seisin.
75.
Release made to Whliam Ayssh.

Alice, late the wife of Walter Mortymer, in her pure widowhood releases to William Ayssh in possession all right that she has in a tenement in Dorchester, situate on the north side of West Street, between the tenement formerly of the said Walter Mortymer on the west, and the tenement of John Duddill on the east. Sealed by the Bailiffs. Witnesses, John Blount, John Duddill, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Wespray, Geoffrey Mose, Ralph Mersour, Thomas Gardyner, and others. Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 2 Henry IV. [1400].* * After this the handwriting alters.
76.
Charter of John Syward, John Duddell, and others.

John Jurdan grants to John Syward, John Duddell, William Canyngton and John Wotton, clerks, and their heirs, a messuage and ten acres of land, with common of pasture to them belonging, in Pytthers Waddon, which were lately John Benet's, one messuage and one acre of land in Kyngeston Maureward, with common of pasture, two burgages in Dor chester, of which one is situate opposite the New Inn (novi hospicij) and one on the west of the tenement of William Pulhare. To hold of the chief lords of those fees. Witnesses, John Gouytz, William Drewe, William Martyn, John Waleys, Peter Blount, John Blount, William Pulhare, and others. Dorchester, 23rd June, 2 Henry IV. [1401]. Livery of seisin in the burgages.
Fol. 22.
77.
Charter of Thomas Gardyner.

Robert Grey, one of the executors of the will of Master Stephen Gylle, son and heir of Richard Gylle, reciting that the said Stephen bequeathed to John Weode, monk of Cerne, Robert Esbache, Bachelor in Laws, and to the grantor, all his burgages, lands and tenements in Dorchester, to sell them, and dispose of the proceeds for his soul, and that the said John and Robert have released to the grantor all their right, etc., now conveys to Thomas Gardyner, of Dorchester, and Petronilla, his wife, and the heirs of Thomas, a burgage in Dorchester, situate next the castle of the Friars Minors (iuxta castrum fratrum minorum), between the tenement of the said Thomas Gardyner on the south, and the tenement of John Perlee on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Duddell, John Blount, then Bailiffs, William Pulhare, William Nagard, John Skynner, Reginald Jacob, John Goolde, and many others. Dorchester, 9th July, 2 Henry IV. [1401]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 79.)
78.
Charter of John Thursteyn and Marion, his wife.

William Aysshe, of Dorchester, grants to John Thursteyn, of Dorchester, and Marion, his wife, and their heirs, his tenement with curtilage in Dorchester, situate on the north side of a lane which leads towards la Durnegate, between the tenement of Roger Crayse on the west, and the tenement of John Carpunter on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Duddill, John Blount, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Wespray, Willlam Pulhare, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Bertram, and many others. Dor chester, Feast of St. Mathew, Apostle, 2 Henry IV. [1401]. Livery of seisin.
79.
Will of Stephen Gylle, clerk.

At the Court held on Monday next before the feast of St. Mathew the Apostle, 2 Henry IV. [1401], was exhibited the will of Stephen Gylle, clerk, vtriusque iuns professoris, undated, and containing, inter alia, " I bequeath my biurgage in South Street, Dorchester, in which John Shirwode and his wife have long dwelt, to the said John Shirwod, and his wife my cousin, and their lawful children and heirs, provided that they pay 40 marks to my executors, otherwise the burgage to be sold to the highest bidder. All other lands and burgages in Dorchester to be sold, for the benefit of my soul, and the souls of my parents, brothers and sisters." (Cf. yy, 81, 96, 133, 134. 169, 173, 194, 195.)
William Pulhare; John Bomel, Bailiffs, 3 Henry IV [1401-2].

80.
Will of Alice Langeman.

At a Court held at Dorchester, l0th October, 3 Henry IV. [1401], was exhibited the will of Alice Langeman, formerly wife of William Roper, dated 3rd February, 1392, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to WilUam Roper, my husband, my tenement in Dorchester, situate on the west side of South Street, between the tenements of William Fytheler and of the Fraternity of St. Mary, of St. Peter's, Dorchester, to hold for ten years, so that he bring up and furnish my son, John Langeman, for that time in food, clothing and other necessaries, as in his indenture of apprenticeship is contained. The tenement then to remain to my son and the heirs of his body. If he die without such heirs, then to the said William and the children begotten between us." Livery of seisin.
8l.
Charter of John Duddell, and John Dybon.

Robert Grey grants to John Duddell, of Dorchester, and John Dybon, clerk, of Crys Churche, Twynham, and their heirs, a burgage in Dorchester, situate in South Street, between the tenements of the Abbot and Convent of Abbotesbury, on the north and the tenement of Ralph Mersour on the south, which burgage came to him and to Master Robert Esbache (executors of Master Stephen Gylle) upon the death of the said Stephen, by his bequest, and all claim in which Robert Esbache has released to the grantor, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, William Pulhare and John Bomell, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Blount, William Ayssh, Robert Sutton, Thomas Gardyner, and many others. Dor chester, Monday next after the feast of St. Dionisius, 3 Henry IV. [1401]. I^ivery of seisin. (C/. 79.)
82.
Charter of the said J. Duddell and J. Dybon concerning the same.

Robert Grey, reciting that Master Stephen, L,L.D., had bequeathed to his executors a burgage in South Street (described as in the foregoing charter, except that the name of John Jewe is substituted for Ralph Mersour), to sell the same, etc., and that the other executors had released all claim, etc., now grants the same to John Duddell and John Dybon, clerk. Same witnesses and date as before. (C/. 79, 81, 83.)
Fol 23.
83.
Release made to John Duddell, and John Dybon.

Robert Grey releases to John Duddell and John Dybon, all claim in the premises. Dorchester, Thursday next after the feast of St. Dionysius, 3 Henry IV. [1401]. The release declared before the Bailiffs in full Court. (C/. 79, 81, 82.)
84.
Charter of Thomas Cowde, of Tolpidel.

Nicholas Latimer, son and heir of William Latymer, grants to Thomas Cowde, of Tolpidel, and his heirs, a messuage with curtilage in Dbrchester, situate in " Northstrete," between a tenement of Magota Diew, relict of Thomas Diew, and the tenement of the Prior of St. John of Dorchester, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Pulhare, John Bomell, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Wespray,' Reginald Jacob, John Skynner, Thomas Bertram, and many others. Dorchester, loth October, 3 Henry IV. [1401]. Livery of seisin.
85.
Charter of John Phewpot, Tanner, of Cerne.

William Ayssh, of Dorchester, grants to John Phelipot, Tanner, of Cerne, and his heirs, his tenement in Dorchester situate on the east side of Frerenlane, between the tenements of Thomas Hillary, of Shirborne, on the north, and of Walter Hasard on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Pulhare and John Bomell, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, William Nagard, John Wespray, Reginald {sic), Thomas Bertram, and many others. Dorchester, 6th November, 3 Henry IV. [1401]. Livery of seisin.
86.
Will of John Fyuyan.

At the Court at Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of St. Martin, Bishop, 3 Henry IV. [140 1], was exhibited the will of John Fyuyan, dated Saturday next after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 1401, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Sir (d'no) John Merchaunt, William Pulhare, John Duddill and Robert Quyntyn, of Estlolleworth, and their heirs, an annual rent of 12s., issuing from a burgage situate on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, which Walter Chiriel and Alice, his wife, hold of me for their hves. Also I bequeath to them a dovehouse in the said burgage, and the reversion of the burgage on the death of Walter and Alice, to hold of the King in capite, to dispose of for the souls of Fyuyan, my father, of Agnes Hamond, and of me. I bequeath to Agnes Tynham an annual rent of 6s. 8d. issuing from a tenement in Durnelane, and the reversion of the said tenement, which I lately acquired of the executors of John Syward, and which Robert Burlok and his wife hold of me for their lives, and I bequeath to the said Agnes one parcel of the curtilage of the said tenement, reserved to me by indenture, to hold of the King in capite, and to pay to the lyady of Brutford (d'ne de Brutford) 12d. yearly during the life of the said Lady. I bequeath to Sir John Merchaunt, William Pulhare, John Duddill, and Robert Quyntyn, a tenement in Dorchester, situate in a corner, next Dumelane, which I lately acquired of William Fraunces. I bequeath to them a tenement in a corner ex p'te ecclesie of All Saints, which I lately acquired of the executors of Thomas Helier. I bequeath to them a tenement on the north side of East Street, lately bequeathed to me by Agnes Hamond, to hold the three of the King in capite, and dispose of them for my soul, for my father Is', and for Agnes Hamond's (pro salute anime mee Fyuyan patris metis' et Agndis Hammond)." Livery of seisin. (C/. 87, 90, 94. 433. 445-)
Fol. 24.
87.
Charter of Henry Prest, of Fordyngton.

John Merchaunt, clerk, William Pulhare, John Duddill and Robert Qujmtyn, executors of the will of John Fyuyan, grant to Henry Prest, of Fordyngton, and his heirs, one tene ment in Dorchester, situate in a certain corner next Durnelane, which they lately had by the bequest of John Fyuyan, and which the testator lately acquired of Wlliam Fraunces, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, Peter Blount, John Blount, John Bomell, John Westpray, William Ayssh, John Jurdan, Henry Crauell, and others. Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of St. Martin, Bishop, 3 Henry IV. [1401]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 86.)
88.
Will of Simon Berde.

At the Court, Dorchester, 20th February, 3 Henry IV. [1402], was exhibited the will of Simon Berde, dated Friday next after the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle, 1401, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Edith, my wife, and her heirs, my burgage in Westrete, Dorchester, situate between the burgage of Elinor, formerly wife of John Scryuayn, of Stratton, on the east, and the burgage of John Jurdan, junr., on the west, to hold of the King." Livery of seisin. (C/. 42, 407, 466.)
89.
Charter of John Gryffyn, of Middbelton.

Margaret, relict of John Neel, in her widowhood grants to John Gryffyn, of Middelton, and his heirs, her burgage with curtilage in Dorchester, situate in Pusselane, between the tenement of Robert Portlond on the west, and the tenement late of John Fytheler on the east, bequeathed to her by John Neel, her late husband, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Pulhare and John Bomell, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, William Ayssh, John Blount, Thomas Gardyner, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Bertram, William Nagard, and others. Dorchester, Thursday next before the feast of St. Hillary, Bishop, 3 Henry IV. [1402]. Livery of seisin.
90.
Charter of Henry Mylsham, Ostler, of Dorchester, and Margaret, his wife.

The executors of the will of John Fyuyan grant to Henry Mylsham, Osteler, of Dorchester, and Margaret, his wife, and their heirs, a dovehouse situate on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, in a certain burgage which Walter Chyryell and Alice, his wife, hold of them for their lives. Also an annual rent of 12s., issuing from the said burgage, and the reversion of the burgage on the death of Walter and Alice, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Blount, John Bomell, William Ayssh, William Nagard, John Westpray, Thomas Bertram, William Adam, John Skynnere, and Ralph Merssor, and many others. Dorchester, Wednesday next after the feast of St. Martin, Bishop, 3 Henry IV. [1401]. Livery of seisin in the said dovehouse. (C/. 86, 299.)
91.
Charter of John Topyas and Scolastica, his wife.

William atte Assche, of Dorchester, grants to John Topyas and Scolastica, his wife, and their heirs, a tenement with curtilage in Dorchester, situate on the west side of Durne lane, between the burgage of Nicholas Latymer on the south, and the burgage of Walter Cartere, Tanner, on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Pulhare, John Bomell, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Blount, Thomas Gardyner, William Nagard, William Adam, John Westpray, Ralph Mersour, and many others. Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of St. Gregory, Pope, 3 Henry IV. [1402]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 170.)
92.
Charter of Thomas Cornyssh, of Dorchester, and Joan, his wife

Robert Baker, of Dorchester, grants to Thomas Cornysshe, of Dorchester, and Joan, his wife, and their heirs, his tenement on the south side of Puselane, Dorchester, situate between the burgage of William Nagard on the east, and the tenement of Richard Stulle on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Pulhare, John Bomyll, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, Reginald Jacob, William Nagard, Thomas Bertram, Geoffrey Mose, and others. Dorchester, 2ist April, 3 Henry IV. [1402]. Livery of seisin.
Fol. 25.
93.
Charter of John Belhous.

Thomas Rycheman, alias Belhous, of Dorchester (alio cognomine dictus Belhous) grants to John Rycheman, alias Belhous, his son, and Rose, the latter's wife, and their heirs, his burgage with curtilage in Dorchester, situate at the South Gate in South Street [ad fortam australem in vico australi ejusdem Burgi), on the west side of the said street, between the bounds of the lord of Fordyngton on the south (metas domini de Fordyngton) and the burgage of John Bomyl, of Dorchester, on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Pulhere and John Bomyl, then Bailiffs, Thomas Bertram, Reginald Jacob, John Westpray, Geoffrey Mose, Richard Bertram, and many others. Dorchester, 17th April, 3 Henry IV. [1402]. Uvery of seisin.
94.
Charter of Waiter Codmore.

The executors of the will of John Fyuyan grant to Walter Codmore, Taylour, and his heirs, their tenement situate on the north side of East Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of the Master of Mayne (Magistri de Mayne) on the west, and the tenement of the Prior of St. John of Dorchester on the east, which the said John Fyuyan had by the bequest of Agnes Hamond, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Bomel, second Bailiff (allero ballivo), Peter Blount, John Blount, William Ayssh, Thomas Gardyner, William Nagard, John Jurdan, and others. Dorchester, 26th May, 3 Henry IV. [1402]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 86, 358.)
95.
Charter of William Lytfoute.

Robert Belle, clerk, John Gouytz, and Robert Veel, executors of the will of John Syward, grant to William Lytfoute, and his heirs, their burgage situate on the south side of West Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of John Champion on the east, and the burgage of Simon Carpunter on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, William Pulhare, John Bomel, then Bailiffs, John Duddill, Peter Blount, John Blount, John Westpray, John Jurdan, junr., and others. Dorchester, 8th October, 3 Henry IV. [1401]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 41. 104.)
96.
Release made to John Jurdan.

Robert Grey, executor of the will of Master Stephen Gylle, releases to John Jurdan, junr., all right in a messuage with curtilage which he holds for life by demise of the said Master Stephen Gylle, in West Street, Dorchester. Witnesses, John Blount, William Pulhare, Willlam Brys, John Shirwode, William Nagard, and others. Dorchester, 26th August, 3 Henry IV. [1402]. This release exhibited before the Bailiffs in full Court. (C/. 79.)
97.
Charter of William Paill

John Payl, of Fordyngton, grants to William Payl, his son, his burgage with curtilage situate on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, in the parish of St. Peter, between the tenement of Richard Bertram on the south, and the grantor's tenement on the north, to hold to said William and Edith, his wife, and their heirs of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Duddill, John Blount, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, William Pulhare, William Nagard, Thomas Bertram, Reginald Jacob, John Westpray, Geoffrey Mose, Thomas Gardyner, Richard Bertram, and others. Dorchester, Saturday next before the feast of St. Laurence, Martyr, 2 Henry IV. [1401]. Livery of seisin.
Fol. 26.
Thomas Bertram, John Skynnere Bailiffs, 4 Henry IV. [1402-3].

98.
Charter of John Brymmer.

Thomas Hillary, of Shirborne, grants to John Brymmer, and his heirs, a messuage in Frerenlane, Dorchester, situate between the messuage of John Tannere, of Cerne, on the south, and the messuage of John Coude on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Pulhare, John Bomell, Bailiffs, William Ayssh, Peter Blount, Thomas Gardener, and many others. Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of the Nativity of St. John Baptist, 3 Henry IV. [1402]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 99.)
99.
Letter of Attorney of the aforesaid Charter.

Thomas Hillary appoints William Ayssh and Henry Brouke his attorneys, to give seisin to John Brymmere. Same date as the Charter. (C/. 98.)
100.
Charter of Wihiam Cost, Boucher

William Lytefout, of Dorchester, grants to William Cost, Boucher, and his heirs, his burgage situate on the north side of Ilnenelane, Dorchester, between the burgage of Thomas Gardyner on the east, and the burgage of the Prior of St. John of Dorchester on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, Thomas Bertram and John Skynnere, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Blount, William Ayssh, William Pulhare, John Bomll, and others. Dorchester, Tuesday next before the feast of St. Thomas, Apostle, 3 Henry IV. [1401]. Livery of seisin.
101.
Charter of Walter Bouere and Sarah, his wife.

Rose, formerly wife of William Fythelere, of Dorchester, in her pure widowhood grants to Walter Bouere and Sarah, his wife, and their heirs, her burgage situate on the west side of South Street, between the burgage of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary on the south, and the burgage of Richard Langeman on the north, paying accustomed dues to the King. Warranty. Witnesses, Thomas Bertram, John Skynnere, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, William Ayssh, John Wespray, John Blount, John Dodell, William Pulhare, Ralph Mersour, Thomas Gardyner, and others. Dorchester, Saturday next before the feast of St. Luke Evangelist, 4 Henry IV. [1402]. Livery of seisin.
102.
Charter of Robert Burlok.

Richard Bokke grants to Robert Burlok, Taylor, of Dorchester, and his heirs, his burgage situate on the north side of Durnelane, between the burgage of John Carpunter on the west, and the burgage of John Drue on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Skynnere, Thomas Bertram, then Bailiffs, William Ayssh, John Wespray, John Blount, William Nagard, Ralph Mersour, Thomas Gardyner, Reginald Jacob, and others. Dorchester, 3rd April, 4 Henry IV [1403]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 356, 357.)
103.
Charter of Richard Jon, clerk, and John Skynnere.

Thomas Bertram and Joan, his wife, grant to Richard Jon, clerk, and John Skynnere, and their heirs, their tenement situate on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between the grantors' tenement on the south, and the tenement of John Pail on the north, in which Richard Bertram, their son, now dwells, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Peter Blount, John Blount, William Ayssh, William Pulhare, John Duddill, Ralph Mersour, John Jurdan, junr., and others. Dorchester, Sunday next after the feast of the Invention of the Holy Cross, 4 Henry IV. [1403]- Livery of seisin. [C/. 105.]
Fol 27.
104.
Will of William Lytefote.

At the Court held at Dorchester Monday next after the feast of St. Augustine, 4 Henry IV. [1403], was exhibited the will of William Lytefote, dated 17th May, 1403, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Cristina, my wife, my tenement situate in West Street, Dorchester, between the tenements of John Blount and John Champion, to hold for her life of the King in capite, and after her decease to remain to John Goldsmyth, his heirs, etc., to be disposed of for our souls." Livery of seisin to Cristina. (C/. 95, 270.)
105.
Charter of Richard Bertram and Edith, his wife.

Richard Jon, clerk, and John Skynnere by indenture grant to Richard Bertram and Edith, his wife, and the heirs of the body of Richard, their tenement situate on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenements of Thomas Bertram on the south, and John Pail on the north, which the grantors lately had by the feoffment of Thomas Bertram and Joan his wife, to hold of the King in capite. If Richard should die without such heirs, then the tenement to remain to Robert, brother of Richard, and his like heirs ; should Robert die, without such heirs in the lifetime of Thomas and Joan, his father and mother, the tenement to remain to the said Thomas and Joan, and the heirs of Thomas, to be sold, for the souls of Thomas, Joan, Richard and Robert. [Other contingencies provided for.] Warranty. Witnesses, Peter Blount, John Blount, William Ayssh, William Pulhare, John Duddill, Ralph Mersour, John Jurdan, junr., and others. Dorchester, Tuesday next after the feast of the Invention of the Holy Cross, 4 Henry IV. [1403]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 103.)
106.
Charter of William Peuerel, John Best, clerk, and William Spyney.

John Manndeware, of Mukelford, grants to William Peuerel, John Best, parson of the church of Bradeforde Peuerel (i.e. Bradford Peverell), and William Spyney, and their heirs, his tenement situate on the south side of a lane which leads from South Street, Dorchester, to Durnegate, between the tenement of Ralph Mersour on the west, and the close, formerly of John Syward, senr., on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Also all his goods and chattels moveable and immoveable, live or dead, in the county of Dorset, to them and their assigns. Warranty. Witnesses, Thomas Bertram, John Skynnere, then Bailiffs, John Westpray, Geoffrey Mose, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Gardynere, William Adam, and many others. Dorchester, 4th October, 4 Henry IV. [1402]. Livery of seisin.
107.
Charter of Thomas Bailly and Emmota, his wife.

Robert Belle, clerk, John Gouytz and Robert Veel, executors of the will of John Syward, senr., grant to Thomas Bailly and Emmota, his wife, and their heirs, a burgage situate on the north side of Westret, Dorchester, between the burgages of William atte Nassh on the east, and of Thomas Skynnere on the west, to hold of the King. Witnesses, Thomas Bertram and John Skynnere, then Bailiffs, William Pulhare, John Jurdan, John Duddell, and others. Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of the Annunciation B.V.M., 4 Henry IV. [1403]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 41.)
108.
Release to John Jurdan, junr.

John Hart releases to John Jurdan, junr., all right, etc., in two messuages situate in South Street, Dorchester, Witnesses, Thomas Bertram and John Skynnere, William Ayssh, John Duddill, William Pulhare, and others. Dor chester, ist January, 4 Henry IV. [1403]. Declared in full Court. (Cf. 109.)
Fol 28
109.
Charter of John Skynnere and others.

John Jurdan, junr., grants to John Skynnere, Henry Crauell, and John Shirwod in mortgage two messuages in South Street, Dorchester, which he lately had by the gift of John Hart, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, Thomas Bertram, then Bailiff, William Ayssh, Peter Blount, John Blount, John Duddill, John Westpray, William Pulhare and others. Dorchester, 20th January, 4 Henry IV. [1403]. If the said John Hart pay 10 13s. 4d. within two years, in sums of two marks every term, the present writing and livery of seisin to be void. (Cf. 108.)
110.
Charter of Thomas Baker.

William Dru, of Kyngeston, in the Isle of Wight, grants to Thomas Baker, of Dorchester, and his heirs his tenement on the south side of High East Street, Dorchester, which he held by the bequest of Thomas Helier, of Dorchester, situate between the tenement of the Abbot of Bynedon on the east, and the tenement of the said Thomas Heliere in a certain corner, on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Andrew Dru, Gilbert Dyugele, John Veer, William Vrry, John Bolt, and many others. Kyngeston, 9th September, 4 Henry IV. [1403]. Livery of seisin. [Cf. Ill, 385, 401. 436, 437. 438, 463. 464-)
111.
Letter of Attorney.

William Dru appoints John Duddil and William Pokeswell his attorneys, to give seisin to Thomas Baker. Same witnesses and date as in the Charter. {Cf. ut supra.)
112.
Charter of John Best and others.

John Duddill, of Dorchester, grants to John Best, clerk, Robert Baker, of Dorchester, William Pulhare, William Ayssh, and their heirs, a tenement on the north side of West Street, between the tenements of William Ayssh on the west, and of John Sterthull on the east ; also a tenement on the north side of West Street, between the tenements of Robert Boneuyle on the east, and of Thomas Skynnere on the west; also a tenement on the north side of la Vlnenelane, late of Henry Duddill, his father, all in Dorchester, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Thomas Bertram, John Skynnere, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Blount, William Nagard, Henry Crauell, Thomas Gardyner, and many others. Dorchester, Sunday next before the feast of St. Michael, Archangel, 4 Henry IV. [1403]. Livery of seisin.
113.
Charter of Henry Crauell and Alice, his wife.

John Tomelyn, clerk, and John Morton, junr., grant to Henry Crauel and Alice, his wife, and their lawful issue, their burgage in Dorchester, situate between the tenements of Henry Brouk on the south, and of John Clerk on the north, in the east part of the way which leads towards the Friars Minors of Dorchester, which the grantors lately had by the feoffment of the said Henry, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. If the grantees die without such heirs, then the burgage to remain to the right heirs of the said Alice. Dorchester, 9th December, 4 Henry IV. [1402]. Witnesses, Thomas Bertram, John Skynnere, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, John Dudddel John Blount, William Pulhare, John Westpray, William Adam and many others. Livery of seisin.
Fol. 29. John Skynnere, Robert Bakere, Bailiffs 6 Henry IV [1404-5].

114.
Charter of William Artour.

John Phelipot, tanner, of Cerne Abb'is, grants to William Artour, of Dorchester, and his heirs, his tenement situate on the east side of Frerenlane, Dorchester, between the tenements of Walter Hasard on the south, and of John Bremmour on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob, Richard Bertram, then Bailiffs, William Asshe, John Skynnere, Ralph Mersour, John Bomel, Geoffrey Mose, and many others. Dorchester, in the Vigil of St. Bartholomew, 5 Henry IV. [1404]. Livery of seisin.
115.
Will of John Childecomb, of Tolpudel

At the Court held at Dorchester, Monday, 13th October, 6 Henry IV. [1404], was exhibited the will of John Childecomb, of Tolpudele, dated ist July, 1404, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Joan, my wife, my place in Dorchester, situate in East Street, on the south side of highway, between the tenement of the Master of Mayue on the east, and the tenement late of John Cotel on the west, for her life, passing the dues to the lord of the fee, and after her death to remain to Walter, my son, and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten, failing these to Alice, my daughter, and her like heirs, and failing these to the right heirs of the aforesaid Alice for ever." Livery of seisin.
116.
Charter of Willielma, daughter of John Dauy.

John Dauy, of Dorchester, grants to Willielma, his daughter, and her heirs, the reversion, after his death, of a burgage in Dorchester, situate on the east side of South Street, between the tenement of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary, in St. Peter's Church, on the north, and the tenement of Henry Ostyler on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Baker, John Skynnere, then Bailiffs, Peter Blount, William Asshe, John Blount, John Bomyl, Henry Crauell, and many others. Dorchester, Sunday next after the feast of St. Leonard, 6 Henry IV. [1404].
117.
Will of Nicholas Helyer.

At the Court held at Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of St. Katharine, Virgin, 6 Henry IV. [1404], was ex hibited the will of Nicholas Helyer, dated 4th July, 1404, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Robert Deuenesshire and Joan his wife, and their heirs, my burgage in Puzelane, Dorchester, which I had by grant of Isabella Collyngs, my wife, paying accustomed dues to the King." Livery of seisin.
118.
Charter of Walter Carters and Joan, his wife.

John Jurdan, senr., and Margery, his wife, grant to Walter Cartere and Joan, his wife, and their heirs, a burgage on the north side of Dumelane, Dorchester, between the burgages of Nicholas Coker on the west, and of John Shudde on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, Robert Baker, John Skynnere, Bailiffs, Willlam Ayssh, John Blount, William Nagard, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Gardynere, John Bouer, Henry Crauel, John North, and others. Dorchester, Tuesday in the feast of the Epiphany, 6 Henry IV. [1404]. Livery of seisin.
119.
Charter of Robert Crokker.

William Chuse and Alice, his wife, grant to Robert Crokker and his heirs their tenement on the east side of High South Street (in alto Vico Australi), Dorchester, between the tenement of Thomas Faryngdon on the south, and the tenement which Stephen Russell lately held on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Should the said Robert be impleaded at any time by them concerning the premises, it shall be lawful for him and his heirs, to enter and hold the grantors' tenement on the south side of the cemetery of All Saints to the value of the aforesaid tenement in High South Street. Seal of the Bailiffs. Witnesses, Robert Baker, John Skynnere, Bailiffs William Pulhare, William Ayssh, Ralph Mersour, John Wepray, John Jurdan, and others. Dorchester, penultimate December, 6 Henry IV. [1404]. Livery of seisin.
Fol. 30.
120.
Letter of Attorney upon the preceding Charter.

William Chuse and Alice, his wife, make John Jurdan and John Crokker their attorneys, to deliver seisin to Robe Crokker in the aforesaid tenement.
121.
Charter of John Bomel

The four executors of John Syward, senr., grant to John Bomel and his heirs a burgage with curtilage, situate on the east side of South Strete, Dorchester, between the tenement of John Westpray on the south, and Durnelane, as it reach to the tenement lately John Frome's (sicut se extendit usque tenementwm nu-per Johannis Frome), which they lately had by the bequest of John Syward, to hold of the King. Witnesses Robert Baker, John Skynnere, then Bailiffs, William Ayssh John Westpray, John Gile, Geoffrey Mose, William Adam and others. Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of the Annunciation B.V.M., 6 Henry IV. [1405]. Livery of seisin (C/. 41.)
122.
Release of Peter Goldsmyth and Scolastica, his wife

John Nagard, dictus Webbe, releases to Peter Goldsmyth of Dorchester, and Scolastica, his wife, all his estate in a burgage in Dorchester, situate in Market Street (in vico mercato) between the burgage of the grantees and the fabric of the Prior of St. John of Dorchester, in which burgage Joan, late wife of the grantor, and sister of the said Scolastica, was with her seised to her and the heirs of her body by the bequest of John Godestard, father of the said Joan and Scolastica, which estate in the said burgage by reason of issue begotten between him and Joan, the grantor holds by courtesy of England to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, Robert Baker John Skynnere, Bailiffs, William Ayssh, Peter Blount, Williaim Pulhare, John Jurdan, William Nagard, and many other: Dorchester, i8th November, 6 Henry IV. [1404]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 124.)
123.
Charter of John Row.

John Brymmere, of Dorchester, grants to John Row, of Dorchester, and his heirs, a tenement situate on the east side of Frerenlane in Dorchester, between the tenement formerly John Wedon's on the north, and the tenement of William Artour on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Baker and John Skynnere, then Bailiffs, Ralph Mersour, John Blount, John Bomel, Reginald Jacob, Henry Broke, and many others. Dorchester, Tuesday next after the feast of St. James, 6 Henry IV. [1405]. Livery of seisin.
124.
Letter of Attorney upon the Charter above.

John Nagard, dictus Webbe, constitutes John Buysshop, of Fordyngton, his attorney to deliver seisin to Peter Goldesmyth, of Dorchester, and Scolastica, his wife, in a burgage in Market Street [in vico mercato), Dorchester. Dorchester, 18th November, 6 Henry IV. [1404]. (Cf. 122.)
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125.
Charter of Robert Veel, and another.

John Kete, of Dorchester, grants to Robert Veel and Walter Gyle, and their heirs, a burgage with curtilage, situate on the south side of West Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary, on the west, and the tenement of Robert Heryng,' formerly of Robert Brut, on the east, which burgage he had together with his late wife, Rose, deceased, by grant of William Ayssh, of Dorchester, to hold of the King. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Baker, John Skynnere, then Bailiffs, William Ayssh, William Pulhare, John Westpray, William Nagard, John Gyle, and others. Dorchester, Monday next before the Annunciation B.V.M., 6 Henry IV. [1405]. Livery of seisin.
126.
Charter of John Roger.

The three executors of the will of John Syward, senr., grant to John Roggere, of Brydeport, and his heirs their bur gage with curtilage and dovehouse in the latter, which burgage is situate on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of John Westpray on the north and the chapel formerly of St. Rowald (capellam quondam Sancti Rowaldi) on the south, and the curtilage lies between the tenement of John Skynnere on the east, and the tenement formerly of John Manndeware on the west, and extends towards the north as far as Durnelane, and towards the south as far as the arable land of les Estwalles (usque terram arabilem de les Estwalles), also their burgage in Melcombe Regis called Gowerys-place, all which they had by bequest of John Syward, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, Robert Baker, John Skynnere, then Bailiffs, William Ayssh, John Westpray, John Blount, Reginald Jacob, Richard Bertram, and many others. Dor chester, in the vigil of the Nativity B.V.M., 6 Henry IV. [1405]. Livery of seisin of burgages in Dorchester. (C/. 41, 324, 325. 344. 345)-
127.
Charter of Richard Turke.

William Adam, Smyth, and Alice his wife, grant to Richard Tourke, of Dorchester, and his heirs, a place of land in Dor chester, opposite the croft of the Prior of St. John of Dorchester, between the place of John Lyps on the west, and the place late of William Jurdan, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Baker and John Skynnere, then Bailiffs, William Assche, William Pulhare, John Blount, William Nagard, Thomas Gardynere, Reginald Jacob, and many others. Dorchester, in the feast of St. George, 6 Henry IV. [1405]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 352, 355.)
128.
Charter of John Plomere.

John Bomyl, of Dorchester, grants to John Plomere, of Dorchester, and Edith, his wife, and their heirs his tenement situate on the west side of South Street, Dorchester, between tenements of Walter Chyryhull on the north, and of John Belhous on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Baker, John Skynnere, then Bailiffs, John Blount, William Pulare, William Nagard, Geoffrey Mose, Ralph Mersour, and many others. Dorchester, 11th April, 6 Henry IV. [1405]. Livery of seisin.
129.
Charter of Henry Crauel, etc.

Henry Cartere, Tannere, of Dorchester, grants to Henry Crauell and Alice, his wife, and their heirs his tenement with curtilage, situate on the west side of Frerenlane, Dorchester, between tenements of the Abbot of Middleton on the south, and the tenement late of John Clerk, of Burton, on the north, rendering rent, etc., to the King. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Baker and John Skynnere, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Gardynere, William Ayssh, William Pulhare, John Blount, and others. Dorchester, Monday in the morrow of the Invention of the Holy Cross, 6 Henry IV. [1405] . Livery of seisin.
Fol. 32.
William Ayssh; John Jurdan ; Bailiffs 7 Henry IV [1405-6]

130.
Will of John Carpuntere.

At the Court held at Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of St. Dionisius, Martyr, 7 Henry IV. [1405], was exhibited the will of John Carpuntere, of Dorchester, dated 20th June, 1405, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Joan, my daughter, and her heirs, my burgage situate in Durnelane, Dorchester, between the tenements of the Prior of St. John of Dorchester, on the east, and of Julian Drau on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Should she die without lawful issue, the bur gage to be sold, and distribution to be made for my soul and the soul of Cristina, my wife. I bequeath to Emma, my wife, and her heirs, a burgage in Durnelane between the burgage of Robert Burlok on the east, and the tenement of the Prior of St. John on the west." Livery of seisin. (C/. 143. 234.)
131.
Charter of John Pury and Elinore, his wife.

Robert Deuenesshire, of Dorchester, and Joan, his wife, grant to John Pyry and Alinore, his wife, and the heirs of John their tenement on the north side of Puselane, Dorchester, between the tenements of William Nagard on the west, and of Ralph Mersour on the east, which the grantors lately had by the bequest of Nicholas Helyer, of Dorchester, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Willlam Ayssh, John Jurdan, then Bailiffs, Robert Baker, John Skynnere, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Baker, John Bomel, and others. Dorchester, 4th January, 7 Henry IV. [1406]. Livery of seisin.
132.
Will of Peter Blount.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday, last day of February, 7 Henry IV. [1406], was exhibited the will of Peter Blount, of Dorchester, dated 29th August, 1404, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Isabella, my wife, and her heirs my tenement, situate opposite the cross which leads towards the Friars Minors (ex opposito cruci que ducit versus Fratres Minores) in a corner of a certain lane in Dorchester, called Puselane, on the north of the same lane, and at the eastern end, which tenement I had by the feoffment of Robert Sutton. Also my tenement, situate between my aforesaid tenement on the east, and the tenement of Thomas Gardynere on the west, which I had by the feoffment of Edward Chipman. Also my tenement on the north side (sic) of High North Street, which leads towards the Friars Minors, between the tenement of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary of Dorchester on the west, and the tenement of Henry Broke on the east, to hold of the King in capite." Livery of seisin.
133.
Charter of Walter Bouer and others.

Thomas Gardyner, of Dorchester, grants to Walter Bouer, John Bomel and Willlam Rose, and their heirs, three tenements in Dorchester which he had by the grant of John Stul, son and heir of John Stul, Cristina, wife of Richard Sadeler, and Robert Grey, one of the executors of the will of Master Stephen Gylle, son and heir of Richard Gille, the first of which, by grant of John Stul, is situate on the north of Pusselane, between the place of William Du on the west, and the place of Isabella Blount, relict of Peter Blount, on the east. The second and third, by grant of Cristina, wife of Richard Sadder, and Robert Grey are situate next the castle of the Friars Minors (juxta castrum Fratrum Minorum), between the tene ments of Henry Broke on the south, and of Hugh Deuerel on the north ; to hold these three burgages of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Assche, John Jurdan, then Bailiffs, John Blount, William Nagard, John Skynner, Reginald Jacob, Richard Bertram, and many others. Dor chester, 20th July, 7 Henry IV. [1406]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 77. I34-)
134.
Charter of Thomas Gardyner and Petroniha, his wife.

Walter Bouer, John Bomel, and William Rose grant to Thomas Gardiner, of Dorchester, and Petronilla, his wife, and their heirs, their three burgages in Dorchester, which they lately had by the grant of the said Thomas Gardiner (etc., as in the preceding charter). Witnesses, William Ayssh, John Jurdan, senr., then Bailiffs, John Blount, Reginald Jacob, John Westpray, John Skynner, Henry Brouc, and others. Dorchester, Tuesday in the feast of St. Matthew, Apostle, 7 Henry IV. [1406]. Livery of seisin.
Fol. 33. William Nagard, Geoffrey Mose, Bailiffs, 8 Henry IV [1406-7]

135.
Charter of Thomas Bonde.

Robert Baker, of Dorchester, grants to Thomas Bounde, of Dorchester, and his heirs, his tenement on the south of Puselane, between the tenement of Richard Styyl on the west, and the place of William Nagard on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Nagard, Geoffrey Mose, then Bailiffs, John Blount, John Skynnere, Richard Bertram, John Bomyl, John Goolde, and many others. Dorchester, Sunday next after the feast of St. Matthew, Apostle, 8 Henry IV. [1407].
136.
Charter of William Hore.

Cristina, relict of John Godrigge, of Brideport, in her pure widowhood grants to William Hore of Brideport, and his heirs, a messuage called Stenynhouse with curtilage on the north side of West Street, Dorchester, between tenements of Nicholas Pires on the west, and of Henry Coupere on the east, to hold of the lords of the fee. Warranty. Witnesses, Geoffrey Mose and William Nagard, Bailiffs, William atte Nasch, Reginald Jacob, Ralph Chepman, and many others. Dorchester, Thursday next after the feast of St. Nicholas, Bishop, 8 Henry IV. [1406]. Sealed by the Bailiffs. Livery of seisin. (C/. 137, 421, 422.)
137.
Letter of Attorney upon the aforesaid Charter.

Cristina, relict of John Goderigge, of Bridport, constitutes William Tracy her attorney, to deliver seisin to Willlam Hore. Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of St. Nicholas, Bishop, 8 Henry IV. [1406]. [Cf. ut supra.)
138.
Will of Henry Childe.

At the Court, Monday, 17th April, 8 Henry IV. [1407]. was exhibited the will of Henry Childe, dated Tuesday next before the feast of St. George, 1406, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Cristina, my wife, and her heirs, my burgage situate on the north side of a lane which leads towards la Durnegate, between the burgage of Henry Russell and the burgage late of Henry Sherard, rendering thence annually to the church of All Saints, Dorchester, 6d., and accustomed rents, etc., to the King." Livery of seisin.
139.
Will of Walter Helyer, Tanner.

At the Court, Dorchester, 17th April, 8 Henry IV. [1407]- was exhibited the will of Walter Helyer, Tannere, dated 18th August, 1406, containing, inter alia, " I give to Alice, my wife, and her heirs a burgage situate on the east side of Frerenlane, between a tenement formerly of John Wedon on the south, and the burgage which I lately had by grant of Thomas Tolet on the north. I bequeath to John, my son, and his lawful issue, a burgage situate in the same lane, which I lately had by grant to Thomas Tolet, between the burgage of William Artour on the north, the burgage which I lately had by grant of John Hayward and Scolastica, his wife, on the south ; rendering accustomed rents to the King. In default of such issue to remain to Alice my wife for her life, and then to be disposed of in celebrating Masses for my soul in the church of All Saints." Livery of seisin.
140.
Charter of John Skynner and another.

Robert Clerc and Alice, his wife, lately wife of Walter Hasard, grant to John Skynnere and Robert Bertram, and their heirs, their burgage situate on the east side of Frerenlane, Dorchester, which the said Walter lately bequeathed to her, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Nagard and Geoffrey Mose, then Bailiffs, William Ayssh, William Pulhare, John Skynnere, John Westpray, John Jurdan, and others. Dorchester, 20th April, 8 Henry IV. [1407]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 141.)
141.
Charter of Robert Clerc and Alice, his wife.

John Skynnere and Robert Bertram grant to Robert Clerc and Alice, his wife, and their heirs, their burgage in Frerenlane, which they lately had by feoffment of the said Robert and Alice, to hold of the King in capite. Dorchester, 26th April, 8 Henry IV. [1407]. Witnesses, William Nagard and Geoffrey Mose, then Bailiffs, William Ayssh, William Pulhare, John Blount, John Westpray, John Jurdan, and others. Livery of seisin. {Cf. 140.)
142.
Charter of William Forde.

William Peuerel, lord of Bradeford_Peuerel (dominus de Bradeford Peuerel), grants to William Forde, son of Walter Forde, of Weymouth, and his heirs, his tenement with curtilage situate on the south side of High West Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of Walter Blecche on the east, and the tenement formerly of William Duluerton on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Dorchester, l0th March, 8 Henry IV. [1407]. Witnesses, William Nagard and Geoffrey Mose, then Bailiffs, William Pullare, Robert Baker, Walter Blecche, William Walyssh, John Goulde, and many others. {Cf. 152.)
Fol. 34.
143.
Charter of Richard Bertelot and another.

Richard Burgeis and Ema, his wife, late wife of John Carpenter, of Dorchester, grant to Richard Bertlot, clerk, and Robert Stoury, and their heirs, their burgage in Dorchester, situate next la Durnegate, between the burgages of Robert Burlok on the east, and of the Prior of St. John on the west, lately bequeathed by the said John to the said Ema, and which she gave to the said Richard Burgeis, while she was single (dum sola fuit), to hold of the Kling in capite. Warranty, lealed by the Bailiffs. Witnesses, Willlam Nagard and Geoffrey Mose, then Bailiffs, William Pulhare, John Blount, John Westpray, Reginald Jacob, John Jurdan, jun., and others. Dorchester, 12th February, 8 Henry IV. [1407]. Livery of Seisin. (C/. 130, 234.)
144.
Will of Ralph Mersour.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of Nativity of St. John Baptist, 8 Henry IV. [1407], was exhibited the will of Ralph Mersour, dated 12th January, 1406, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath all my lands and enements in Dorchester, all my estate in any lands or tenem ents there, to Agatha, my wife, and her heirs, to hold of the King in capite." Livery of seisin.
145.
Charter of John Tomekyn and another.

John Fury and Agatha, his wife, grant to John Tomekyn, clerk, and John Gyle, and their heirs, their burgage in Dorchester, situate opposite the church of Holy Trinity, between the tenements of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary on the west, and of the Abbot of Abbotesbury on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Nagard and Geoffrey Mose, Bailiffs, William Ayssh, William Pulhare, John Blount, John Wespray, John Jurdan, and others. Dor:hester, l0th July, 8 Henry IV. [1407]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 146, 280.)
146.
Charter of John Pury and Agatha, his wife.

John Tomkyn, clerk, and John Gyle, grant to John Pury and Agatha, his wife, and their heirs, the burgage which they had by the feoffment of the said John and Agatha, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses (as above) . Dorchester, 20th August, 8 Henry IV. [1407] . Livery of seisin. The date has been altered. (Cf. 145, 280.)
147.
Charter of Robert Grey and others.

Robert Grenelif, of Dorchester, grants to Robert Grey, John Best, clerk, Richard Bertelet, clerk, and John Skynnere and their heirs his messuage or burgage with curtilage, which he now inhabits, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William atte Nasshe, Reginald Jacob, William Nagard, John Blount, John Westpray, and others. Dorchester, 1st August, 8 Henry IV. [1407]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 148.)
148.
Release made to John Best and others.

William Strode, of Pudelton, releases to the aforenamed grantees all right in the messuage which they had by the feoffment of Robert Baker {sic), and which formerly belonged to Alice Chiltem, mother of the said William Strode. Witnesses, William Nagard and Geoffrey Mose, then Bailiffs, William Pulhare, Thomas Mere, John Jurdan, of Wolueton, and others. Dorchester, 21st August, 8 Henry IV. [1407]. (C/. 147.)
Fol. 35.
149.
Charter of John Churchehull, and Margerie, his wife.

John Crokker, of Maydone Newton, sen., grants to John Churchehull, of Waddon, and Margerie, his wife, and the heirs of John Churchehull, a burgage with curtilage in " Westret," Dorchester, situate between burgages of Richard Turke and John Champion, to hold of the chief lord of the fee, rendering annually to the grantor a rose at the feast of the Nativity of St. John Baptist. Warranty. Witnesses, Geoffrey Mose, William Nagard, Bailiffs, William Ayssh, William Pulhare, John Westpray, Robert Baker, Richard Bertram, and others. Dorchester, Thursday next after the Annunciation B.V.M., 8 Henry IV. [1407]. Livery of seisin.
150.
Will of John Merchaunt.

At the Court, 20th July, 8 Henry IV. [1407], was exhibited the will of John Merchaunt, dated 12th May, 1407, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Cristina Childes, and her heirs, my place with curtilage on the east side of North Street, Dorchester, which leads towards la Northgate, between the tenements of Cristina Roles on the south, and of John Nicholas on the north, to hold of the King in capite, on the condition that she dispose of xxs. for the welfare of my soul." Livery of seisin. (C/. 153.)
151.
Charter of John Barbour.

John Barbour, alias dictus Nicolas, and Beatrix, his wife, grant to Richard Bertlot, clerk, and Robert Baker, of Dor chester, and their heirs, their tenement in Dorchester, situate on the east side of North Street, which leads towards Glydepath, between the place of the Abbot of Abbotisbury on the north, and the place formerly of John Merchant on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Nagard, Geoffrey Mose, then Bailiffs, William Pulare, John Blount, John Skynnere, John Bomyl, John Goolde, and many others. Dorchester, 17th August, 8 Henry IV. [1407]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 155.)
152.
Release to William Forde.

John Best, clerk, releases to William Forde, son of Walter Forde, of Weymouth, all right in a tenement on the south side of High West Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of Walter Blecche on the east, and the tenement formerly of William Diluerton on the west. Dorchester, l0th March, 8 Henry IV. [1407]. Witnesses, William Nagard, and Geoffrey Mose, then Bailiffs, John Blount, William Pullare, Robert Baker, John Plamere, John Gould, and many others. (C/. 142.)
John Gyle, John Jurdan, Baillffs, 9 Henry IV. [1407-8].

153.
Charter of John Don and Agnes, his wife.

Cristina, formerly wife of Henry Child, of Dorchester, in her pure widowhood grants to John Dun, of Dorchester, md Agnes, his wife, and the heirs of John, her place with curtilage, situate on the east side of North Street, Dorchester, which leads towards Glydepatth,(*In the Will of John Merchant (No. 150) this street is called "the North Street which leads towards la North Gate.") between the tenements of John Barbour, alias Nicolas, on the north, and of Cristina Roles on the south, which place she lately had by bequest of John Merchaunt, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Gyle, John Jurdan, then Bailiffs, Robert Baker, John Blount, Reginald Jacob, John Skynnere, John Bomyl, and many others. Dorchester, 8th January, 9 Henry IV. (C/. 150.)
154.
Charter of Stephen Helyer.

Emma, late wife of Edward Chipman, grants to Stephen Helyer and his heirs her burgage in South Street, Dorchester, situate between the tenements of Richard Gower on the south, and of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary in the church of St. Peter on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Jurdan, John Rawlys (sic), then Bailiffs, William Pulhare, Robert Baker, John Skynnere, John Bomel. William Ayssh, John Westpray, and others. Dorchester, 6th October, 9 Henry IV. [1407].
155.
Charter of John Barbour, alias diet. Nicolas.

Richard Bertlot, clerk, and Robert Baker, of Dorchester, grant to John Barbour, alias dictus Nicolas, of Dorchester, and his heirs, their tenement situate on the east side of North Street, which leads towards Glidepath, between the place formerly John Merchant's, on the south, and the place of the Abbot of Abbotesbury on the north, which they lately had by feoffment of the said John and Beatrix, his wife, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, William Nagard and Geoffrey Mose, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Skynnere, William Ayssh, John Bomel, John Gyle, and others. Dorchester, 17th September, 8 Henry IV. [1407]. (Cf. 151.)
Fol. 36.
156.
Will of Walter Cartere.

At the Court, Monday in the feast of St. George, 9 Henry IV. [1408], was exhibited the will of Walter Cartere, dated 8th April, 1405, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Joan, my wife, for her life, a messuage in Dorchester, situate in Dumelane, between the tenements of John Thopias on the south, and of Henry Crauell on the north, after her decease to remain to Richard, my son, and his lawful issue, and failing these, to Alice, my daughter, and her heirs." Livery of seisin. (C/. 176.)
157.
Charter of Edward Foul and Joan, his wife.

John Muster, clerk, son and heir of Thomas Muster, of Dorchester, grants to Edward Foul and Joan, his wife, and to the heirs of Edward, his tenement situate on the south side of West Street, Dorchester, between the tenements of the Abbot of Byndon on the east, and of Richard Dure on the west, to hold (with the curtilage) of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Jurdan, John Gyle, then Bailiffs, William de Ayssh, John Blount, William Pulhare, William Nagard, Reginald Jacob, and others. Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of St. Matthias, Apostle. (C/. 363.)
158.
Charter of John Westpray and Matilda, his wife.

William Cost, Boucher, of Dorchester, grants to John Westpray and Matilda, his wife, and their heirs, their burgage in Dorchester, situate on the north side of Ilnenelane, between the burgages of Thomas Gardiner on the east, and of the Prior of St. John of Dorchester, on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Jurdan, sen., John Gyle, then Bailiffs, William Assche, William Polhare, William Nagard, Reginald Jacob, William Adam, John Bomell, Henry Crauell, and many others. Dorchester, Saturday next before the feast of St. John Baptist, 9 Henry IV. [1408].
159.
Charter of William Forde.

William Aysshe and Alianore, his wife, grant to William Forde, of Dorchester, and his heirs their tenement with curtilage in Dorchester, situate on the west side of South Street, between the tenement late of Thomas Bertram on the south, and the tenement of John Penne on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Gyle and John Jurdan, then Bailiffs, John Westpray, Richard Bertram, Tohn Skynnere, Henry Crauel, Geoffrey Mose, and others. Dorchester, Monday next after the Epiphany, 9 Henry IV. 1408].
160.
Charter of John Russel, and Joan, his wife.

William Peuerel, John Best, Rector of the church of Bradeford Peuerel, and William Spyney, grant to John Russel, of Dorchester, and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of John, their tenement in Dorchester on the south side of a lane which leads from South Street to Dumegate, between a tenement formerly Ralph Mersour's on the west, and the close, formerly John Roger's, of Brideport, on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Gyle, John [surname omitted], sen., then Bailiffs, William Assche, Robert Baker, John Skynner, Reginald Jacob, John Bomel, and many others. Dorchester, in the vigil of St. Margaret, 9 Henry IV. [1408].
161.
Charter of Walter Codmore.

Stephen Malpe and Alice, his wife, daughter and heir of Adam Chaloner and Beatrix, his wife, grant to Walter Codmore and his heirs their tenement on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenements of John Hart on the south, and of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary on the north, which formerly belonged to the said Adam and Beatrix, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Sealed by the Bailiffs. Witnesses, John Gyle and John Jurdan, sen., then Bailiffs, William Ayssh, William Pulhare, John Blounte, John Bomel, Reginald Jacob, and others. And for greater security, in full Court, Monday next before the feast of St. Edmund, King and Martyr, 9 Henry IV. [1408], before the Bailiffs, and John Jurdan, jun.. Steward of the said Court, the said Alice releases all her right in the premises to the said Walter, for which acknowledgment and final concord he has given me 100 sh. (C/. 271.)
162.
Release of John Bomel.

Josia, late wife of William Tynham, daughter and heir of William Frere, in her pure widowhood releases to John Bomel, of Dorchester, in possession and to his heirs, all her right in two burgages in Dorchester, situate on the east side of la Southstrete, between the tenement of John Westpray on the south and Durnelane on the north, which the said William, her late husband, formerly granted to John Syward and his heirs, which estate John Bomel now has and which formerly belonged to William Frere, her father. Warranty, with a proviso. Witnesses, John Gyle, John Jurdan, sen., then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Hugh Deuerell, Thomas Mere, John Chyuerell, John Jurdan, jun., and others. Dorchester, 2nd April, 9 Henry IV. [1408]. (C/. 163.)
Fol. 37.
163.
Release of John Bomel.

William Tynham, son and heir of William Tynham, and Josia, his wife, release to John Bomel, of Dorchester, all right in the two burgages named in the preceding release. Warranty with proviso. Witnesses, as before. Dorchester, 3rd April, 9 Henry IV. [1408]. (C/. 162.)
Henry Crauel, John Gould, Bailiffs, Henry IV. [1408-9].

164.
Charter of Roger Couk.

Petronilla Gardiner, relict of Thomas Gardiner, of Dor chester, in her pure widowhood grants to Roger Coke, of Cerne, and his heirs, her tenement on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenements of William Grenelyf on the south and of William Adam on the north, rendering annually to the Wardens (Custodihus) of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary in St. Peter's church, Dorchester, 12 pence in quarterly pay ments, and accustomed rents to the King. Warranty. Witnesses, Henry Crauel, John Goold, then Bailiffs, William Asshe, William Pulare, Robert Baker, John Wespray, John Bomel, and others. Dorchester, 2nd March, 10 Henry IV. [1409]. [Cf. 168.)
165.
Will of John Skynnere.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday next after Hokkeday, 10 Henry IV. [1409], was exhibited the will of John Skynner, dated 3rd January, 1408, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Alice, my wife, and her heirs, my place in Dorchester called la Pentys, situate in a certain corner opposite the corner of the Abbot of Cerne, on the south side of High Street, containing 26 feet in length, and 8 feet in breadth, to hold of the King in capite. Also my burgage with curtilage, which burgage is situate on the south side of the lane which leads from South Street towards la Durnelane, between the burgages formerly of John Syward on the west, and the burgage of the Prior of Christ Church on the east, to hold as above." (Cf. 41, 53. 382, 388).
166.
Charter of Richard Bartlet, clerk, and Robert Stoury. Henry Tanner, of Dorchester, grants to Richard Bertelot, clerk, and Robert Stourey, of Dorchester, and their heirs, his tenement situate opposite the church of All Saints, Dor chester, between the tenements of Walter Bouer on the east and of Richard Nagard on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Henry Crauel, John Gould, then Bailiffs, William Pulare, Robert Baker, John Blount, Geoffrey Mose, John Skynner, and many [others]. Dorchester, 13th November, 10 Henry IV. [1408]. (Cf. 191.)
167.
Charter of John Bomel.

Richard Stul, of Dorchester, and Edith, his wife, grant to John Bomel, of Dorchester, and his heirs, the moiety of their tenement situate on the south side of Ilnenelane, Dor chester, between the tenement formerly Thomas Bond's on the east, and the other moiety on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Henry Crauel, John Goold, then Bailiffs, William Assche, Robert Baker, William Pulare, John Blunt, John Skynner, and many others. Dorchester, 9th October, 9 Henry IV. [1407].
168.
Will of Thomas Gardyner.

At the Court, Dorchester, 17th February, 10 Henry IV. [1409], was exhibited the will of Thomas Gardyner, dated Friday next after the feast of St. Martin, 1409, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Petronilla, my wife, arid her heirs, my burgage on the east side of High South Street (in alto vico australi regio), between the tenement of William Adam, on the north, and the tenement formerly of William Grenelyf on the south, rendering annually to the Fraternity of Blessed Mary in the church of St. Peter, Dorchester, 12 pence, and accustomed rents to the King." {Cf. 164.)
169.
Charter of John Shyrewode and Alice, his wife.

Robert Grey grants to John Shyrewode and Alice, his wife, and the heirs of John, all the burgages, tofts, and cur tilages which he had by the bequest of Master Stephen Gylle, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Goulde and Henry Crauel, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, William Ayssche, and many others. Dorchester, 20th May, 10 Henry IV. [1409]. (C/. 77.)
Fol. 38.
170.
Charter of Richard Bartlet, clerk, and Robert Stoury.

John Topias and Scolastica, his wife, grant to Richard Bertlat, clerk, and Robert Stoury, and their heirs, their tenement with curtilage on the west side of le Durnelane, Dorchester, between the burgages of Nicholas Latymere on the south, and of Walter Carter on the north. Warranty. Witnesses, Henry Crauoll, John Goulde, then Bailiffs, Wilham Pulhare, Robert Baker, John Blount, John Westepray, William Nagard, John Gyle, John Bomel, and many others. [N.D.] (C/. 91.)
171.

Will of John Champion.

At the Court, Dorchester, May, 10 Henry IV. [1409], was exhibited the will of John Champion, dated 24th January, 1407, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Matilda, my wife, and her heirs, my tenement in Dorchester, situate on the south side of the King's way (via Regia), between the cemetery of the parish church of All Saints on the east, and the tenement of the Master of the Hospital of Mayne (Magistri Hospitalis de Mayne) on the west, rendering annually to the Fraternity of St. Mary of the church of St. Peter, Dorchester, 5 shillings in quarterly payments, to hold of the King in capite." Livery of seisin. (C/. 175, 178, 347.)
172.
Charter of John Merchant, clerk, John Westpray, John Jurdan, de Wolueton, and Richard Bertram.

Joan, relict of Thomas Bertram, and Robert Bertram son of the said Thomas and Joan, grant to John Merchaunt, clerk, John Westpray, John Jurdan, of Wolueton, and Richard Bertram, and their heirs, their burgage on the east side of High South Street, Dorchester, between the burgages of the said Richard Bertram on the north, and of John Joce on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Henry Crauel and John Goulde, then Bailiffs, William Ayssh, William Pulhare, John Bomel, John Jurdan, sen., Geoffrey Mose, and others. Dorchester, 3rd April, 10 Henry IV. [1409]. (Cf. 240, 242.)
173.
Letter of Attorney of Robert Grey to John Shyrewode and Alice, his wife.

Robert Grey constitutes Robert Grenelyf, Baker, and Robert Parfyt, his attorneys to deliver seisin to John Schyrewode and Alice, his wife, in all burgages, tofts and curtilages formerly Master Stephen Gylle's, in Dorchester. Dorchester, 20th May, 10 Henry IV. [1409]. {Cf. 79.)
174.
Charter of Wilwam Bysshup, clerk, and Robert Baker.

John Blount, of Dorchester, grants to William Bysshup, clerk, and Robert Baker, of Dorchester, and their heirs, an annual rent of 10 shillings issuing from a messuage with curtilage in Dorchester, situate on the south side of West Street, between the tenement of William Sexpenne on the west, and the tenement formerly of John Syward, senr., on the east, with reversion of the same on the death of Edith, wife of John Plomere, and which John and Edith hold of the grantor for her life. Also a garden on the south of the said messuage and curtilage. Warranty. Witnesses, Henry Crauell and John Gould, then Bailiffs, William Assh, William Pulhare, John Bomel, William Nagard, Reginald Jacob, and others. Dorchester, Friday in the feast of St. Thomas, Apostle, 10 Henry IV. [1408].
175.
Charter of John Claymond, clerk, and Richard Calabre.

Matilda, late wife of John Champion, in her pure widow- hood grants to John Claymond, clerk, and Richard Calabre and their heirs, a tenement situate on the south side of the King's way, between the cemetery of the parish church of All Saints, Dorchester, on the east, and the tenement of the Master of the Hospital of Mayne on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Henry Crauell and John Gould, then Bailiffs, William Assh, William Pulhare, William Nagard, John Blount, John Westpray, and many others. Dorchester, ist July, 10 Henry IV. [1409]. (C/. 171, 178, 347.)
176.
Charter of Edward Mason, clerk, and Thomas Baker.

Joan, formerly wife of Walter Tanner, alias dictus Carter, of Dorchester, in her pure widowhood grants to Edward Mason, clerk, and Thomas Baker, of Dorchester, and their heirs, her tenement on the north side of Dumelane, Dorchester, between the places of John Shudde on the east, and of Nicholas Cokere on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Henry Crauell, John Goolde, then Bailiffs, William Assh, John Shudde, Robert Bertram, John North, John Gryffyn, and many others. Dorchester, 3rd May, 10 Henry IV. [1409]. (C/. 156.)
Fol. 39.
177.
Will of John Coude.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 10 Henry IV. [1409], was exhibited the will of John Coude, dated 13th June, 1405, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Cristina, my wife, and her heirs, my tenement on the east side of Frerenlane, Dorchester, between the tenement of the Commtmity on the north, and the tenement, formerly John Wedon's, on the south, to hold of the King in capite." (Cf. 190, 457.)
178.
Charter of John Jos, Baker, and Matilda, his wife.

John Cleymond, clerk, and Richard Calabre grant to John Jos, Baker, of Dorchester, and Matilda, his wife, and their heirs their tenement in Dorchester (as in Claymond's and Calabre's Charter, No. 175), to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Dorchester, Saturday in the feast of the Holy Cross, 10 Henry IV. [1409]. Witnesses, John Goulde and Henry Crauel, then Bailiffs, William Assche, William Pulhare, William Adam, Geoffrey Mose, Reginald Jacob, and many others. (Cf. 171, 175, 347.)
179.
Charter of John Taylour and Joan, his wife.

Edward Mason, clerk, and Thomas Baker, of Dorchester, grant to John Taylour, of Dorchester, and Joan, his wife, and their heirs, their tenement on the north side of Dumelane, between the places of John Shudde on the east, and of Nicholas Cokere on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, Henry Crauell, John Goolde, Bailiffs, William Aysshe, John Westpray, William Pulhare, John North, Walter Bouer, and others. Dorchester, 27th September, 10 Henry IV. [1409].
180.
Charter of Richard Burlok and Agistes, his wife.

Robert Burlok, alias dictus Portland, and Emma, his wife, grant to Richard Burlok, alias dictus Portland, and Agnes, his wife, and their heirs, their tenement on the north side of Puselane, between the tenements of John Galon on the west, and of John Gryffine on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Henry Crauel, John Goolde, Bailiffs, William Pulare, Robert Baker, William Nagard, John Blount, John Bomel, and many others. Dorchester, in the vigil of St. Michael, Archangel, 10 Henry IV. [1409],
William Pullare; John Bomel, Bailiffs, II Henry IV. [1409-1410].

181.
Charter of John Mason and Wiluam Wyte.

Richard Hayne, of Dorchester, grants to John Mason, of Brodwey (i.e. Broadway), and William Wyte, of Dorchester, and their heirs, his tenement with curtilage on the west side of High South Street, Dorchester, between the tenements of the Abbot of Abbotisbury on the south, and of Thomas Faryngdon on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Dorchester, Saturday next after the feast of St. Luke, Evan gelist, 11 Henry IV. [1409]. Witnesses, William Pulare, John Bomel, then Bailiffs, John Westpray, Geoffrey Mose, William Adam, John Pury, John Schyrewode, and many others. (Cf. 238, 244.)
182.
Charter of Thomas Bayly.

William Ayssh, of Dorchester, grants to Thomas Bailly, of Stratton, and his heirs, his burgage on the north side of West Street, between the burgage of the said William, which John Deu now holds, and the burgage of Thomas Bailly, of Dorchester, which the grantor had by the grant of Alice Mortymer and John Shipton, formerly belonging to Edward Carpuntere and Beatrix, his wife, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Pulhare and John Bomel, Bailiffs, Robert Baker, John Westpray, John Jurdan, senr., John Jurdan, junr., Reginald Jacob, and others. Dorchester, Friday next after the feast of the Nativity of the Lord, 11 Henry IV. [1409].
Fol. 40.
183.
Will of Agnes, late wife of William Bastard.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of St. Matthew, Apostle, 11 Henry IV. [1410], was exhibited the will of Agnes, late wife of William Bastard, dated Tuesday next after the feast of the Apostles Simon and Jude, 1409, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to William, my husband, and his heirs, my tenement on the south side of West Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of Robert Bakere on the west, and the tenement formerly William Pudell's on the east, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Also another tene ment on the north side of the same street, between the tene ments of Richard Barell on the east and of William Hore on the west, to hold my anniversary once yearly during the life of the said William."
184.
Charter of William Ayssh and Elianore, his wife.

Richard Calabre, of Dorchester, and Agnes, his wife, grant to William Ayssh, of Dorchester, and Elianore, his wife, and their heirs, their tenement with curtilage on the north side of High Street, between the tenements of Walter Bover on the west, and of the said Walter on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Sealed by the Bailiffs. Witnesses, William Pullare and John Bomell, then Bailiffs, John Westpray, Geoffrey Mose, William Adam, Robert Bertlot, John Gryffyn, Walter Bover, William Fordde, and many others. Dorchester, Tuesday next after the feast of St. Matthias, Apostle, 11 Henry IV. [1410].
185.
Charter of Robert Coleman, of Weymouth.

Joan Goulde, relict of John Gould, of Weymouth, in her pure widowhood grants to Robert Coleman of [name omitted] , and his heirs, her tenement on the south side of High Street (altus vicus regius), Dorchester, between the tenement of Reginald Jacob on the west, and the shop (schoppam) formerly of John Siward, senr., on the east, which shop William Wylde, alias dictus Tannere, holds for his life, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Thomas Pyres and Bertram Wyet, then Bailiffs of Weymouth, Stephen Russell, Nicholas Flete, Philip Bryce, and many others. Weymouth, 6th February, 11 Henry IV. [1410]. (C/. 186, 295.)
186.
letter of Attorney of Joan Goulde, of Weymouth.

Joan Goulde, relict of John Goulde, of Weymouth, con stitutes John Goulde, of Dorchester, her attorney to put Robert Coleman, of Weymouth, in possession of the premises conveyed by the preceding Charter. Witnesses, Thomas Pyres, Bertram Wyet, then Bailiffs of Weymouth, Stephen Russell, John Baker, John Jamys, and many others. Weymouth, 6th February, 11 Henry IV. [1410]. (C/. 185.)
187.
Charter of Richard Calabre and Agnes, his wife.

William Ayssh, of Dorchester, grants to Richard Calabre, of Dorchester, and Agnes, his wife, and their heirs, his tenement on the west side of a lane which leads from East Street towards la Dumegate, Dorchester, between the tenements of Robert Sturey on the south, and of John Jurdan, " atteystegate," on the north, which he lately had by grant of William Pullare, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Pullare and John Bomell, then Bailiffs, Henry Crauell, Thomas Baker, Robert Bertram, John Gryffyn, William Forde, and many others. Dorchester, Tuesday next after the feast of St. Matthew, Apostle, 11 Henry IV. [1410]. (C/. 425.)
Fol. 41.
188.
Charter of Robert Bakere.

William Bastard, of Dorchester, grants to Robert Baker, of Dorchester, and his heirs, his tenement situate on the north side of West Street, Dorchester, between the tenements of William Hore, of Bridport, on the west, and of Richard Barel on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Pulhare, John Bomel, then Bailiffs, William Nagard, John Westpray, William Asshe, Reginald Jacob, John Goolde, and many others. Dorchester, 15th March, 11 Henry IV. [1410].
189.
Charter of John Gouldesmyth.

Thomasia Goldsmyth, formerly wife of Robert Goldsmyth, of Dorchester, in her pure widowhood grants to John Goldsmyth, her son, and his heirs, her tenement with curtilages in Dorchester, situate on the west side of a lane which leads from High West Street to the North Gate, between tenements of the said John on the south, and of Nicholas Cole on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Willlam Pulhare and John Bomel, then Bailiffs, Robert Bakere, John Blount, William Nagard, Geoffrey Mose, John Goulde, and others. Dorchester, 18th March, 11 Henry IV. [1410]. (C/.45. 349. 373. 377-)
190.
Charter of Thomas Fyssh.

Christina Cowde, relict of John Cowde, in her pure widowhood grants to Thomas Fyssh, alias Tanner, of Cerne, and his heirs, her tenement situate on the east side of Frerynlane, Dorchester, between the tenements of John Wedon on the south, and of the Commimity on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Willlam Pulhare and John Bomell, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, sen., John Gryffyn, John Mey, Walter Bouere, John Pury, sen., Robert Borloc, William Forde, and many others. Dorchester, 14th April, 11 Henry IV. [1410]. (C/. 177, 457.)
191.
Release of William Ayssh and Elianor, his wife.

Richard Bertlot, chaplain, and Robert Stoury, release to William Ayssh, of Dorchester, and Aliener, his wife, and their heirs, etc., all right in the tenement which they acquired of Henry Tanner, of Dorchester, lying within the liberty of the town of Dorchester (infra liberiaiem ville Dorcestrie), on the north side of High East Street, between the tenement of Walter Bouere on the east, and the tenement late of Richard Calabre and Augnes (sic), his wife, on the west. Witnesses, William Pulhare and John Bomell, then Bailiffs, John Westpray, John Jurdan, senr., Geoffrey Mose, William Adam, John Schyrewode, John Pury, senr., William Fordde, and others. Dorchester, Tuesday next after the feast of St. Ambrose, 11 Henry IV. [1409]. (C/. 166.)
192.
Charter of Richard Rede.

John Jurdan, senr., of Dorchester, and Alice, his wife, grant by indenture to Richard Rede, brother of the said Alice, and his heirs, their tenement with garden lying on the west side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenements of John Puri, senr., on the north, and of William Helier on the south, to hold of the King in capita, at an annual rent of 6s. 8d., to be paid to the grantors for life. Power of distress and re-entry. Warranty. Witnesses, William Pulhare, John Bomell, then Bailiffs, John Pury, senr., Reginald Jacob, John Gyle, Robert Baker, John Pury, jun., Richard Bertram, William Fordde, and others. Dorchester, i6th April, 11 Henry IV. [1410]. (C/. 423.)
Fol. 42.
193.
Charter of Thomas Payl and Joan, his wife.

John Jurdan, of Wolfeton, grants by indenture to Thomas Payle, of Dorchester, and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of Thomas, a messuage with curtilage in Dorchester, situate on the west side of South Street, between tenements of the Prior of St. John Baptist of Dorchester on the south, and of the Fraternity of St. Mary of Dorchester on the north, to hold of the King in capite, on the condition that they pay 7 in quarterly payments of 5 shillings each. Power of re-entry if in arrear. Warranty. Witnesses, William Pulhare, John Bomel, then Bailiffs, William Assh, Geoffrey Mose, John Pury, sen., William Adam, Richard Bertram, John Westpray, Willlam Ford, and others. Dorchester, in the feast of St. Nicholas, Bishop, 11 Henry IV. [1409].
194.
Charter of Robert Grey and Robert Greynelyf, Bakere.

John Schyrewod, of Dorchester, cousin and heir of John Dybon, grants to Robert Grey and Robert Grenelyfe, Baker, and their heirs, a messuage or burgage with dovehouse and curtilage, late of Master Stephen Gylle, in Dorchester, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Gould, John Crauel, then Bailiffs, William Ayssche, John Jurdan, John Westpray, Reginald Jacob, Geoffrey Mose, and many others. Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of St. Barnabas, 10 Henry IV. [1409]. (C/. 79, 195.)
195.
Charter of John Shirewode and Alice, his wife.

Robert Grey and Robert Grenelyf, Baker, grant to John Schyrewod and Alice, his wife, and the heirs of John, the premises named in the preceding Charter, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, as before. Dorchester, Wednesday next after the feast of St. John Baptist, 10 Henry IV. [1409]. (C/. 79, 194.)
196.
Charter of John Bomel

Thomas Gardyner and Petronilla, his wife, grant to John Bomel, of Dorchester, and his heirs, a tenement in Dorchester, formerly John Stul's, situate on the north side of Ilnenelane, the tenement late Peter Blount's on the east, and the tenement of William Cost on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Henry Crauel and John Goolde, then Bailiffs, Robert Baker, William Pulhare, John Blount, William Ayssh, Reginald Jacob, and many others. Dorchester, in the feast of St. Leonard, 10 Henry IV. [1408].
197.
Charter of John Bomel.

Petronilla, late the wife of Thomas Gardyner, of Dorchester, in her widowhood grants to John Bomel, of Dor chester, and his heirs, a shop in Dorchester, on the west side of the street which leads towards the Friars Minors, between the shop formerly Richard Sadeler's on the south, and the tenement formerly John Perlee's on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Pulhare, John Bomel, then Bailiffs, William Ayssh, Reginald Jacob, John Gyle, Geoffrey Mose, John Westpray, William Adam, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Tuesday next after the feast of St. Illary, II Henry IV. [1410]. (Cf. 199.)
Fol. 43.
198.
Charter of John Bomel

Petronilla, late wife of Thomas Gardyner, of Dorchester, in her widowhood grants to John Bomel, of Dorchester, and his heirs, a shop in Dorchester, situate on the west side of the High Street [aUi vici) which leads towards the Friars Minors, between the shop, formerly Stephen Gylle's, on the north, and the shop late Henry Broke's on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Pulhare, John Bomel, then Bailiffs, William Ayssh, Reginald Jacob, John Gyle, Geoffrey Mose, John Westpray, William Adam, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Tuesday next before the feast of St. Illary, 11 Henry IV. [1410]. (Cf. 197, 199, 376.)
199.
Release of Petronula Gardiner.

Petronilla, late wife of Thomas Gardyner, of Dorchester, in her widowhood constitutes William Forde her attorney to place John Bomel in possession of two shops situate on the west side of the High Street which leads towards the Friars Minors, and of a tenement within the lyiberty of Dorchester, on the north side of Pyslane, late Thomas Gardyner's. Dor chester, Tuesday next after the feast of St. Illary, 11 Henry IV. [1410]. (Cf. 197, 198.)
200.
Will of Henry Brouk.

At the Court at Dorchester, Monday next [blank] the feast of St. Bartholomew, Apostle, 11 Henry IV. [1410], was exhibited the will of Henry Brouke, dated Monday next after the feast of St. James, Apostle, 1409, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Alice, my wife, my tenement on the west side of the lane which leads towards the Friars Minors in Dorchester, for her life, and then to remain to Tomesia, my daughter, and her lawful issue, failing these, to be sold, and the money to be distributed for my soul, and the souls of my wife and sons in masses, alms, and other works of mercy. Also I bequeath to my wife, Alice, and her heirs, the tenement which lies on the east side of the lane towards the Friars Minors."


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