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Dorchester

Transcriptions of Wills and Charters from 1410-1425

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

Note:- Some terms used in this document are explained in the Glossary

Analysis of Documents enrolled in the Dorchester Domesday
This file contains a listing of Charter numbers 201-400

201.

Will of Joan, wife of Thomas Faryngdon.

At the Court, Dorchester, on Monday next [blank] the feast of St. [blank], 11 Henry IV., was exhibited the will of Joan, wife of Thomas Faryngdon, dated the day of St. Prisca, Virgin, 1410, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Willlam Peuerell and Robert Crawford, and their heirs, a burgage in Dorchester, situate in the parish of St. Peter, between tenements of Robert Crokker and Nicholas Webbe, weaver (tex toris) to hold of the chief lords of that fee."

202.
Charter of John Bomel.

Richard Styl, of Dorchester, grants to John Bomel, of Dorchester, and his heirs, his tenement in Dorchester, situate on the south side of Ilnenelane, between the tenement of Peter Mallyng on the east, and the burgage late of John Duddel on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Willam Pulhare, John Bomel, then Bailiffs, John Wesprai, Geoffrey Mose, John Gyle, Robert Baker, John Pryne, John Gold, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of St. Michael, Archangel, 11 Henry IV. [1410].
Reginald Jacob: William Forde, Bailiffs, 12 Henry IV. [1410-1].

203.
Charter of Nicholas Pury and Agnes, his wife.

Henry Crauell, of Dorchester, and Alice, his wife, grant to Nicholas Pury, of Dorchester, and Agnes, his wife, and the heirs of Nicholas, the third part of their toft in Dorchester, situate on the west side of South Street, between the tenements of Geoffrey Mose on the south, and of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary in the church of St. Peter in Dorchester in the comer, on the north, which third part is the corner part (angularis pars) of the toft, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob, William Forde, then Bailiffs, William Assh, Robert Baker, Thomas Baker, John Blunt, Geoffrey Mose, and others. Dorchester, 2nd December, 12 Henry IV. [1410]. Livery of seisin.
204.
Will of Henry Wytyng.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of Purification of Blessed Mary, 13 Henry IV. [1411], was exhibited the will of Henry Wytyng, of Fordyngton, dated 20th March, 1409, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Henry Towker, of Fordyngton, and Edith, his wife, and the heirs of the aforesaid Henry, my tenement with curtilage in Dorchester, situate on the south side of Durnelane, between the tenement formerly of John Glouer, and the tenement formerly of Walter Wittok, to hold of the King in capite, to hold annually the obit of John, Alice and Richard Durant, and to pay yearly to the church of All Saints, Dorchester, a pound of wax, and to the Fraternity of St. John the Baptist there, id."
Fol. 44.
205.
Will of William Walyssh.

To the Court, Dorchester, Monday next before the Purification of Blessed Mary, 12 Henry IV. [1411], was exhibited the will of William Walysch, of Dorchester, dated 20th September, 1410, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Joan, my wife, my tenement in Dorchester, situate on the north side of West Street, near the Gate (prope portam), between the places of Richard Hayne, of Dorchester, on the west, and of John Jurdan, jun., on the east, to hold for her life of the King in capite, and then to remain to Richard, my son, and his lawful issue and heirs, failing these to remain to Edith, my daughter, and her heirs, on condition that she gives 10 marks to Matilda, my daughter, for her marriage, when she arrive at marriageable age; if Edith die without lawful issue or assigns, then the tenement to be sold, and the proceeds expended on works of mercy, under the supervision of Geoffrey Mose and Joan, my wife."
206.
Will of Nicholas Webbe.

At the Court, Dorchester, of the above date, was exhibited the will of Nicholas Webbe, of Dorchester, dated 3rd April, 1410, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Agnes, my wife, a tenement on the south side of Durnelane, Dorchester, between the tenements of John Pury on the east, and of Heruy (Henry?) Hesteveld on the west, for her use, and then to remain to Thomas, my son, and his heirs."
207.
Charter of William Portland.

Walter Bouer and Sarah, his wife, grant by indenture to William Portland, and his heirs, their burgage with curtilage in Dorchester, situate between the burgage of William Assh on the west, and the lane which leads towards the Friars Minors on the east, and the High Street (alia strata) which leads to the East Gate on the south, and their burgage called la Northbern on the north, which they lately had by the feoffment of the executors of John Syward, to hold of the King in capite, rendering to the grantors 16s. a year, in quarterly payments. Power of distraint. Warranty. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob, and William Forde, then Bailiffs, William Pulhare, John Blount, John Jurdan, John Gold, Henry Crauell, and others. Dorchester, 17th May, 12 Henry IV. [1411]. [Cf. 41.)
208.
Charter of William Portland.

Walter Bouer and Sarah, his wife, grant to William Portland, and his heirs, a burgage in Dorchester called la Northbern, situate in the lane which leads towards the Friars Minors, between the curtilage of the said William on the south, and the burgage of the Master of St. John (Magistri Sancti Johannis) on the north, which they lately had by the feoffment of the executors of John Syward, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob and William Forde, then Bailiffs, William Pulhare, John Blount, John Jurdan, John Goulde, Henry Craueell, and others. Dorchester, 8th May, 12 Henry IV. [1411]. [Cf. 41.)
209.
Charter of John Merchannt, Clerk, and Henry Crauel

John Shudde grants to John Merchannt, clerk, and Henry Crauuell, and their heirs, all his lands and tenements in Dorchester, and all his goods and chattels in the county of Dorset, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob, William Fordde, then Bailiffs, William Pulhare, John Bomell, John Gryffyn, and others. Dorchester, 1st March, 12 Henry IV. [1411].
210.
Charter of Robert Mose.

John Estafeld, of Dorchester, and Joan, his wife, grant to Robert Mose, of Dorchester, and his heirs, their curtilage there, lying on the east side of South Street, towards the field of East Wall {versus camfum de Este Wall), between the garden of Henry Prest on the south, and the water course (viam aque) of the Community on the north, and the garden of Roger Cowke and the garden of Alice Greynlyf on the west, and the land of the Community on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob, William Fordde, then Bailiffs, John Westpray, Geoffrey Mose, William Adam, Richard Bertram, John Shirwode, and others. Dorchester, Friday next before the feast of St. Dunstan, 12 Henry IV. [1411].
Fol. 45.
211.
Charter of Thomas Couk and Isabella his wife.

John Westpray, of Dorchester, grants to Thomas Cook and Isabella, his wife, and the heirs of the body of Thomas, his tenement there, situate on the north side of West Street, between tenements of Thomas Mallyng on the east and of Alianore Mownys on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Failing such heirs of Thomas, then after the death of Isabella, to remain to the right heirs of Thomas for ever. Warranty. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob, William Forde, then Bailiffs, William Pulhere, John Blount, Robert Bakere, John Gyle, John Pury, senr., Walter Gaylord, John Don, and others. Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of the Apostles, Peter and Paul, 12 Henry IV. [1411].
212.
Charter of Richard Brys.

John Joce, of Dorchester, grants to Richard Brys, of Dorchester, and his heirs, a place of land there called la Dayne, on the west side of South Street, lying at the end of the curtilage of the Abbot of Byndon [In Charter number 28 Milton occurs instead of Bryndon] on the south, and the curtilage of Joan Bertram on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob and William Forde, then Bailiffs, William Pulhare, John Blount, Geoffrey Mose, Richard Bertram, William Adam, and others. Dorchester, I2th July, 12 Henry IV. [1411]. (C/. 28, 369, 489, 511, 524. 592.)
213.
Charter of John Mourton, Senr.

John Ardoure, of Fordyngton, and Avice, his wife, grant to John Mourton, senr., of Mourton, and his heirs, their burgage in Dorchester, situate in the parish of All Saints, on the south side of East Street, between tenements of Walter Kyng on the east, and of Alice Knyght, formerly wife of John Knyght, of Dorchester, on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Dorchester, 4th May, 12 Henry IV. [1411]. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob, William Forde, then Bailiffs, Robert Baker, William Nagard, William Pulare, and many others. (Cf. 214, 223.)
214.
Release of John Mouton (sic), Senr.

Peter Ardoure, son and heir of John Ardoure, of Fordyngton, and of Alice, his wife, releases to John Mourton, senr., of Mourton, in possession, all right, etc., in the premises conveyed in the preceding Charter. Warranty. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob, William Forde, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, jun., William Assh, John Westpray, John Bomell, Henry Crauell, and others. Dorchester, 6th May, 12 Henry IV. [1411]. (C/. 213, 223.)
215.
Charter of Reginald Jacob,

Edith, late wife of Henry Towkere, of Fordyngton, grants to Reginald Jacob, of Dorchester, and his heirs, her tenement there, situate on the south side of Durnelane, between tene ments of Cristina Kanndy on the west, and of William Ayssh on the east, which descended to her per jus accrescendi (she was joint tenent with her husband in respect of this tenement) after the death of Henry, her husband, and which was lately Henry Whytyng's, and which the grantor and her husband had by bequest of the said Henry Whytyng, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Sealed by the Bailiffs. Witnesses, William Forde, then Bailiff with the said Reginald, William Ayssh, Robert Baker, William Pulare, John Westpray, Geoffrey Mose, and others. Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of St. John Baptist, 12 Henry IV. [141 1]. (C/. 216.)
216.
Release of Reginald Jacob.

Hugh Towker, son and heir of Henry Towker, of Fordyngton, releases to Reginald Jacob, and his heirs, in possession all right, etc., in the tenement in Dorchester, which was of Edith, his mother, in Durnelane, conveyed by the preceding Charter. Sealed by the Bailiffs. Witnesses, as before, except Geoffrey Mose. Dorchester, Monday in the feast of Exaltation of Holy Cross, 12 Henry IV. [1411]. (C/. 215.)
Fol. 46.
217.

Concord made between Nicholas Pury, Henry Crauel, Robert Cokeman.

Concord made in full Court held at Dorchester, Monday in the feast of St. Bartholomew, 12 Henry IV. [1411], con cerning a curtilage lying on the south side of the tenement of Robert Cokeman, which Nicholas Pury and Henry Crauel claim against the said Robert, and concerning one area near the said curtilage, which Robert claims against Henry and Nicholas, by which Henry and Nicholas acknowledge the said curtilage and its wall to be the right of Robert, and Robert acknowledges the said area on the east of the said curtilage to be the right of Nicholas. Release. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob, William Forde, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, jun., then Steward, William Pulare, John Blunt, John Bomell, Robert Baker, John Gyle, and others.
218.
Charter of Richard Bertlot, clerk, John Jurdan, and Reginad Jacob.

John Best, clerk, Robert Baker, of Dorchester, William Pulare, William Ayssh, grant to Richard Bertlot, clerk, John Jurdan, of Wolueton, and Reginald Jacob, and their heirs, their tenement in Dorchester, situate on the north side of la vlnenelane, late Henry Duddell's, and which the grantors lately held by the feoffment of John Duddell, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, William Forde, then Bailiff, William Nagard, John Bomell, John Goulde, Henry Crauell, John Puri, senr., Richard Bertram, and others. Dorchester, 9th August, 12 Henry IV. [1411].
219.
Charter of John Wodeham.

Cristina, relict of John Kanndes, of Dorchester, daughter and heir of Walter Wyttok, and Alice, his wife, in her pure widowhood grants to John Wodeham, of Blockysworth, and his heirs, her tenement in Dorchester, situate on the south side of the lane which leads from South Street towards le Durnegate, between the tenements of John North on the west, and of Reginald Jacob on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob and William Forde, then Bailiffs, William Pulare, John Blunt, Geoffrey Mose, Henry Crauell, John North, Thomas Baker, Roger Crase, and others. Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of St. Peter ad Vincula, 12 Henry IV. [1411].
William Pullare; Richard Bertram, Bailiffs, 13 Henry IV. [1411-2].

220.
Charter of Robert Bakere.

William Trybon, son and heir of Richard Trybon, of Dorchester, grants to Robert Bakere, of Dorchester, and his heirs, his tenement with curtilage in Dorchester, on the north side of West Street, between the tenement of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England, on the east, and the tenement of the Fraternity of St. Mary of Dorchester on the west, which descended to him on the death of Richard, his father, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Pulare and Richard Bertram, then Bailiffs, John Blount, John Gyle, John Pury, senr., Henry Crauel, William Adam, Walter Gaylord, Thomas Mallyng, and others. Dor chester, Friday next before the feast of St. Luke. Evangelist, 13 Henry IV. [1411]. (C/. 235, 406, 409.)
221.
Release of John Grygori.

John Jurdan " atteysteyate," releases to Joan Grygori in possession all right in a burgage in Dorchester, which he lately recovered by Brief of our Lord the King in the same Court. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob, William Forde, then Bailiffs, William Pulare, John Bomel, John Jurdan, and others. Dorchester, nth May, 12 Henry IV. [1411].
222.
Release of William Forde.

Alianore, relict of William Ayssh, of Dorchester, in her pure widowhood releases to William Forde, of Dorchester, and his heirs in possession all claim in a 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. Witnesses, William Pullare and Richard Bertram, then Bailiffs, John Westpray, Geoffrey Mose, John Blount, John Pury, senr., William Adam, and others. Dorchester, Wednesday in feast of SS. Simon and Jude, 13 Henry IV. [1411]. (Cf. 262.)
Fol. 47. John Pury, Sen., Richard Bertram; Bailiffs, 13 Henry IV. [1411-2].

223.
Charter of John Knyght.

John Morton, senr., of Morton, grants to John Knyght, of Dorchester, and his heirs, his burgage in the parish of All Saints, Dorchester, on the south side of East Street, between the tenements of Walter Kyng on the east, and of Alice Knyght, formerly wife of John Knyght, of Dorchester, on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., and Richard Bertram, then Bailiffs, John Blunt, Henry Crauel, Thomas Baker, John Gryffyn, Walter Walyssh, and others. Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of Valentine, 13 Henry IV. [1412]. (C/. 213, 365.)
224.
Charter of Thomas Baker.

Emmota, relict of William PuUare, of Dorchester, in her pure widowhood grants to Thomas Baker, of the said town, and his heirs, her tenement in Dorchester, situate on the north side of Dumelane, between the tenement of the Prior of St. John Baptist of Dorchester, on the east, and the tenement late of William Assh on the west, which she lately had by the bequest of her said husband, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., Richard Bertram, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Blunt, Robert Baker, John Gyle, Henry Crauel, John Bomel, Geoffrey Mose, John Gryffyii, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Tuesday next after the feast of St. John ante Portam Latinam, 13 Henry IV. [1412].
225.
Charter of Phillip Persons, Thomas Shippere, and William Spyney.

Emota, executrix and late wife of William Pulhare, of Dorchester, in her pure widowhood grants to Philip Persons, Thomas Shipper, and Willlam Spyney, and their heirs, her tenement with curtilage on the north side of Pislane, Dor chester, between the tenement of John Bomel on the west, and the place called la Pount on the east, which tenement she lately had by the bequest of the said William Pulhare, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., Richard Bertram, Reginald Jacob, John Gyle, John Bomel, Robert Baker, John Jurdan, jun., and others. Dor chester, Tuesday next after Pentecost, 13 Henry IV. [1412].
226.
Release of Philip Persons, Thomas Shippere, and William Spyney.

John Jurdan, senr., and Alice, his wife, release to Philip Persons, Thomas Shipper, and William Spyney in possession all right in a burgage called Helle (voc' Helle) in Dorchester, formerly of Robert Sutton, husband of the said Alice. For greater security the parties came in full Court, Monday in the feast of the Decollation of St. John Baptist, 13 Henry IV. [1412], before John Pury, senr., and Richard Bertram, Bailiffs, and the said John and. Alice acknowledged the burgage to be the right of Philip, Thomas and William, etc. Sealed by the Bailiffs. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob, John Blount, John Bomel, William Forde, John Gyle, and others. Dorchester, the day and year aforesaid.
227.
Charter of John Nagard, clerk, Robert Quarel, and Henry Crauel.

John Wroxale grants to John Nagard, clerk, Robert Quarel and Henry Crauel, and their heirs, a burgage with curtilage in Dorchester, situate in a lane on the east side of the Cemetery of All Saints', between the tenement of Matilda Merchaunt on the north, and the tenement late Clap[er's] on the [south], on the south of the said lane, also another burgage on the south side of the Cemetery of All Saints' church, also four acres of arable land in one piece of land in la Est Walles within the Liberty of the town, to hold of the King in capite ; on the condition that the grantees shall re-feof the said John Wroxale and Cristina, his wife, in the premises, when required by the said John Wroxale and his heirs, to hold to the said John Wroxale and Cristina, and the heirs of John Wroxale. Witnesses, John Puri, senr., and Richard Bertram, then Bailiffs, John Blunt, John Gyle, John Bomel, Geoffrey Mose, Thomas Baker, William Portland, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Monday in the feast of St. Bartholomew, Apostle, 13 Henry IV. [1412]. [Cf. 228.) [Note:- John Nagard was the Rector of All Saints Church Dorchester]
Fol 48.
228.
Charter of John Wroxale and Cristina, his wife.

John Nagard, clerk, Robert Quarel and Henry Crauel grant to John Wroxale and Cristina, his wife, and the heirs of John, the premises conveyed in the foregoing Charter, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., and Richard Bertram, then Bailiffs, Thomas Baker, Thomas Peynter, William Portlond, John Jurdan, junr., William Forde, and others. Dorchester, 4th September, 13 Henry IV. [1412]. [Cf. 227.)
John Blount, John Gouldsmyth, Bailiffs, 14 Henry IV [1412-3]

229.
Charter of Robert Mose, and Joan, his wife.

Alianore, executrix and lately wife of William Ayssh, of Dorchester, in her pure widowhood grants to Robert Mose, of the same, and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of Robert, her tenement with curtilage in Dorchester, situate on the east side of South Street, between the tenements of William Adam on the south, and of John Elysaundre on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount and John Gouldesmyth, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, William Nagard, Robert Baker, John Gyle, John Bomel, John Westpray, Richard Bertram, William Adam, William Forde, md others. Dorchester, Friday next after the feast of St. Edmund, Archbishop, 14 Henry IV. [1412]. (C/. 262.)
230.
Charter of Robert Bakere.

Alianore, wife of William Ayssh, of Dorchester, grants to Robert Baker, of the same, and his heirs, her tenement situate an the east side of South Street there, between tenements of Robert Crokker on the north, and of John Lamer, son of Thomas Lamer, on the south. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount, John Goldesmyth, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacop, John Gyle, Henry Crauel, Thomas Baker, John Gryffyn, and others. Dorchester, 17th January, 14 Henry IV. [1413]- (Cf- 262.)
231.
Charter of Robert Bakere.

Alianore, formerly wife of William Ayssh, of Dorchester, in her pure widowhood grants to Robert Bakere, of the same, and his heirs, her tenement on the east side of South Street there, in a certain corner, between the tenement of Thomas Faryngdon on the north, and the lane which leads towards la Dumegate on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses as above. 26th January, 14 Henry IV. [1413]- (Cf. 262.)
232.
Charter of Robert Bakere.

Alianore, formerly wife of William Ayssh, of Dorchester, in her pure widowhood grants to Robert Bakere, of the same, and his heirs, her tenement on the north side of High Street, Dorchester, opposite the churfch of All Saints, between the tenements of Walter Bouere on the west, and of William Hikkes, alias dictus Portland, on the east, to hold of the King in capita. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount and John Goldesmyth, then Bailiffs, William Nagard, Reginald Jacob, John Westpray, Geoffrey Mose, John Bomel, and others. Dorchester, 24th January, 14 Henry IV. [1413]. {Cf. 262.)
233.
Charter of Philip Stoke, Helyer.

William Forde, of Dorchester, grants by indenture to Philip Stook, alias Helyer, of the same, and his heirs, his tene ment on the south side of West Street, Dorchester, between the tenements of Walter Blegh, alias Gaylord, on the east, and of Cristina Turk on the west, to hold of the King in capite, on condition that the said Philip pay the grantor 8, in sums of 40 shillings yearly at the feast of St. Matthew. Power of re-entry, if not paid. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount and John Gouldesmyth, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Robert Baker, John Gyle, Geoffrey Mose, Walter Gaylord, John Deu, Thomas Mallyng, and others. Dorchester, Friday next after the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, 14 Henry IV. [1413]-
234.
Charter of Thomas Budde.

Richard Bartlet, clerk, grants by indenture to Thomas Budde, 'of Dorchester, and his heirs, his burgage in Dorchester, situate next la Durnegate, between the burgages of the Master of St. John's (Magistri Sancti Johannis) on the west, and of Robert Burlok on the east, to hold of the King, rendering to the grantor for his life 4 shillings yearly, in equal quarterly portions. Power of distress. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount and John Goldesmyth, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Robert Bakere, John Pury, senr., William Forde, Geoffrey Mose, and others. Dorchester, 20th February, 14 Henry IV. [1413]. (Cf. 130, 143.)
Fol 49.
235.
Charter of Peter Mahyng and Alice, his wife.

Robert Baker, of Dorchester, grants by indenture to Peter Mallyng, of the same, and Alice, his wife, and the heirs of Peter, his tenement situate on the north side of West Street, between the tenements of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary of Dorchester on the west, and of the Master of the Hospital of Mayne (Magistri Hospitalis de Mayne) on the east, to hold of the King in capite, on condition that they pay the grantor 25 marks, in quarterly sums of 6s. 8d. each, until the whole be discharged. Power of re-entry. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount and John Gouldesmyth, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Westpray, John Pury, senr., Henry Crauel, John Gile, John Gould, Geoffrey Mose, Richard Bertram, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of St. Gregory, Pope, 14 Henry IV. [1413]. (Cf. 220, 406, 409.)
236.
Charter of John Jurdan, John Pury, and William Forde.

Robert Deuenesshire grants to John Jurdan, of Wolueton, John Pury, and William Forde, and their heirs, his tenement in Dorchester, in Puselane, on the south side of the same town (ex parte australi eiusdem ville)(this is a mistake in the Charter, ville being written instead of venelle, and is corrected in the next. Puselane was on the north of the town.) between the tenement of William Nagard on the east, and a certain void place (vacuam placiam) of the said William on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Richard Bertram, then Bailiff with the aforesaid John Pury, Robert Baker, Reginald Jacob, William Nagard, John Westpray, John Gyle, and others. Dorchester, last of February, 13 Henry IV. [1412]. (Cf. 237.)
237.
Charter of Robert Deuenysshyre and Alice, his wife.

John Jurdan, of Wolueton, John Pury, and William Forde, grant to Robert Deuenesshire and Alice, his wife, and their heirs, their tenement on the south side of Puselane (ex parte australi eiusdem venelle), etc., granted them in the preceding Charter. Witnesses, Richard Bertram, then Bailiff with the aforesaid John Pury, Robert Baker, John Blount, John Goulde, Henry Crauell, John Gryffyn, and others. 24th March, 13 Henry IV. [1412]. (Cf. 236.)
238.
Charter of Richard Hayne and Alice, his wife.

John Mason, of Brodeway, and William White, of Dor- chester, grant to Richard Hayne, of Dorchester, and Alice, his wife, and their lawful issue, their tenement with curtilage situate on the west side of South Street, between the tenements of the Abbot of Abbotesbury on the south, and of John Faryngdon on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Should the grantees die without such heirs, then the premises to remain to Richard Hayne and his heirs. Warranty. Witnesses, not named. Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of St. Ambrose, 11 Henry IV. [1409]. (Cf. 181, 244.)
Reginald Jacob, John Gryffyn, Bailiffs, I Henry V. [1413-4],

239.
Charter of William Taylour.

William Cole, alias dictus Helyer, grants by indenture to William Taylour and his heirs his tenement on the west side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenement late of Robert Sutton on the north, and the tenement late of Thomas Senecok on the south, which the grantor lately acquired of John Rudel, to hold of the King, on the condition that the grantee pays him, at the door of the tenement (ad hosiium tenementi) , 9 sterling, in annual sums of 20 shillings every Michaelmas, until the 9 be fully paid. Power of re-entry. Warranty. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob and John Gryffyn, then Bailiffs, Thomas Wyke, Robert Baker, John Pury, senr., John Gyle, John Bomel, and others. Dorchester, Thursday next before the feast of St. Katherine, Virgin, I Henry V. [1413]. (Cf. 370.)
240.
Charter of Thomas Wyke and Joan, his wife.

John Marchaunt, clerk, John Westpray, John Jurdan, of Wolueton, and Richard Bertram grant to Thomas Wyke and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, their burgage situate on the east side of South Street, between the burgage of the said Richard Bertram on the north, and the burgage late of John Rodel on the south, which the grantees lately had by the gift of the aforesaid Joane in her pure widowhood and of Robert Bertram, her son, to hold of the King in capite, failing such heirs the burgage to remain to the said Robert Bertram, son of Joan, and his heirs. Witnesses, John Blount and John Goldesmyth, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Robert Bakere, John Bomel, John Pury, senr., William Forde, and others. Dorchester, 6th April, 1 Henry V. [1413]. (Cf. 172, 242.)
Fol. 50.
241.
Will of Matilda Westpray. [Note:- See also Charter 261 and the Will of John WASPRAY at National Archives Dec 1413 Ref PROB 11/2A]

At the Court held at Dorchester, 12th March, I Henry V. [1414], was exhibited the will of Matilda Westpray, of Dorchester, dated 2nd December, 1413, and containing, " I bequeath to William Clark and William Forde, my executors, two tenements in Dorchester, one on the east side of South Street, between the tenements of Walter Roger on the south, and of John Bomel on the north, the other on the south side of Pyselane, between the tenement of Richard Bertram on the west, and the burgage late of John Duddill on the east, to hold of the King in capite, on the condition that the execu tors, as soon as Joan, daughter of Agnes, my daughter, shall be married, shall re-feoff the said Joan in the premises to her and her heirs. Should she die unmarried, to be sold, and the proceeds distributed for my soul, and the souls of Richard Baw, John Westpray, and all the faithful departed. Also I bequeath to Alice, wife of Walter Chiryel, and her heirs, the tenement on the north side of Pyslane, between the tenements of John Bomel on the east, and of the Master of St. John on the west, to hold of the King in capite." Livery of seisin.
242.
Confirmation of Thomas Wyke and Joan, his wife.

Robert Bertram, reciting the Charter (No. 240) of John Merchaunt, clerk, John Westpray, John Jurdan, of Wolueton, and Richard Bertram, of 6th April, i Henry V. [1413], confirms the premises therein named to Thomas Wyke, Joan his wife, and the heirs of their bodies. Witnesses, John Blount and John Goldesmyth, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Robert Bakere, John Bomel, John Pury, senr., William Forde, and others. Dorchester, 8th April, 1 Henry V. [1413]. (Cf. 172, 240.)
243.
Charter of Robert More, John Westpray, and John Jurdan of Wolueton

Joan, late wife of Thomas Bertram, in her pure widowhood grants to Robert More, Esq., John Westpray, and John Jurdan, of Wolueton, and their heirs, her tenement situate on the west side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenements of the Abbot of Byndon on the south, and of William Forde on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount and John Goldesmyth, then Bailiffs, William Forde, Robert Bakere, John Pury, senr., Richard Bertram, Geoffrey Mose, and others. Dorchester, l0th February, 14 Henry IV. [1413]. Livery of seisin. [Cf. 402, 258, 259, 260.)
Reginald Jacob, John Gryffyn Bailiffs, 2 Henry V. [1414-5].

244.
Will of Richard Hayne.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of All Saints, I Henry V. [1413], was exhibited the will of Richard Hayne, of Dorchester, dated Tuesday, next after the feast of SS. Peter and Paul, 1413, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Alice, my wife, my tenement on the west side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenements of the Abbot of Abbotesbury on the south, and of Thomas Faryngdon on the north, rendering yearly for the maintenance, of the bell-tower (pro sustentacione campanille) of the church of St. Peter, Dorchester, 4 pence, and due rents, etc., to the King. Also to the same Alice, for her life, my two burgages in West Street, paying the dues to the King. If Alice dies in the lifetime of Robert, my son, I bequeath to him and his heirs the reversion of all the aforesaid tenements, paying 4 pence yearly for maintenance of the bell-tower aforesaid. And if Robert die in the lifetime of Alice, to remain to Alice and her heirs, paying the same charge for ever." (Cf. 181, 238.)
245.
Charter of John Nagard, clerk, and John Voge.

Walter Burgeys, of Dorchester, and Joan, his wife, grant to John Nagard, clerk, Rector of the church of All Saints, Dorchester, and John Vogge, of the same town, and their heirs, their burgage on the south side of la Durnelane, Dorchester, between the place of John Shydde on the west, and the lane which leads towards la Durgate (sic) in a certain corner opposite the tenement late of John Warmewell on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty by the said Joan. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob, and John Gryffyn, then Bailiffs, "Robert Baker, John Pury, senr., Henry Crauel, John Gyle, John Bomell, Thomas Baker, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Monday in the feast of St. George, Martyr, 2 Henry V. [1414]. (Cf. 17. 246.)
246.
Charter of Walter Burgeys and Joan, his wife.

John Nagard, Rector of the church of All Saints, Dor chester, and John Vogg, of the same, grant to Walter Burgeys of the same and Joan, his wife, and their heirs, the burgage named in the preceding Charter, which they had by the feoff ment of the said Walter and Joan, to hold of the King. Wit nesses, Reginald Jacob and John Gryffyn, then Bailiffs, Robert Baker, John Pury, senr., John Gyle, Henry Crauel, John Bomel, John Goulde, Geoffrey Mose, Thomas Baker, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Monday in the vigil of SS. Philip and James, 2 Henry V. [1414]. (Cf. 17, 245.)
Fol. 51.
247.
Charter of Thomas Faryngdon and Nicholas Syuerwast.

Geoffrey Mose, of Dorchester, grants to Thomas Faryngdon and Nicholas Syuerwast, and their heirs, a tenement situate on the west side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of the Master of St. John of Dorchester on the south, and the tenement which the grantor lately acquired of William Bryt on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob and John Gryffyn, then Bailiffs, Thomas Wyke, Robert Baker, John Pury, senr., John Gyle, Richard Bertram, John Bomel, Henry Crauel, Walter Chyryel, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Thursday next before the feast of St. Michael, Archangel, 2 Henry V. [1414]- (C/. 254, 255.)
248.
Will of Wittiam Adam.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday next before the Annun ciation of Blessed Mary, 2 Henry V., was exhibited the will of Willlam Adam, of Dorchester, dated Wednesday next before the Annunciation B.M.V., 1413, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Edith, my wife, and her heirs, my tenement situate on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between tenements of Roger Couk on the south, and of Robert Mose on the north, to hold of the King in capite." Livery of seisin. (Cf. 249, 250.) Thomas Wyke, William Forde, Bailiffs, 3 Henry V. [1415-6].
249.
Charter of Richard Bartlet, clerk, and Robert Mose.

Edith, late wife of William Adam, in her pure widowhood grants to Richard Bartlet, clerk, and Robert Mose, and their heirs, her tenement, as in the foregoing will, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Thomas Wyke and William Forde, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Pury, senr., Robert Baker, John Gyle, John Bomel, Richard Bertram, Walter Chyryel, and others. Dorchester, Tuesday next before the feast of St. Matthias, Apostle, 2 Henry V. [1415]. (Cf. 248, 250.)
250.
Charter of John Hunte and Edith, his wife.

Richard Bartlet, clerk, and Robert Mose, grant to John Hunte and Edith, his wife, late relict of William Adam, and their heirs, the tenement named in the preceding Charter, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, Thomas Wyke and William Forde, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Robert Bakere, John Pury, senr., John Gyle, Richard Bertram, John Bomel, Thomas Bayly, Henry Crauel, John Gouldesmyth, and others. Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of St. Alphege, Bishop, 3 Henry V. [1416]. (Cf. 248, 249.)
251.
Will of John Blount.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday next before the Annunciation B.M.V., 2 Henry V. [1414], was exhibited the will of John Blount, of Dorchester, dated 18th January, 1414, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Clara, [Note:- In Charter 37 & 332 she is called Claricia] my wife, my croft in Dorchester, which I lately acquired of John Jurdan, lying on the west side of the lane which leads towards Durnegate, between the crofts of Richard Durant on the south, and the said John Jurdan on the north, to hold for her life of the King in capite, to remain to Richard Bartlet, clerk, and Thomas Pynet, clerk, my executors, to sell it, and distribute the proceeds for my soul." Livery of seisin. (Cf. 318.)
252.
Will of Cristina, wife of John Frenssh.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of St. Ambrose, 3 Henry V. [1415], was exhibited the will of Cristina, wife of John Fressh [sic), of Dorchester, dated Wednesday next before the first week of Lent (ante primam ebdomadam quadragesime) , 1413, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to John, my husband, and his heirs, all my lands and tenements in Dorchester and in Portland, to hold of the lords of those fees," Livery of seisin to John Frenssh of one tenement in Dorchester.
Fol. 52.
253.
Release of Robert Mose and Joan, his wife.

William Martyn, son of Robert Martyn, Knight, releases to Robert Mose, of Dorchester, and Joan, his wife, in possession, all right in a tenement with curtilage on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, which Alianor, executrix and late wife of William Ayssh, lately gave the aforesaid Robert and Joan, and which formerly belonged to the said Robert Martyn, the grantor's father. Witnesses, Thomas Wyke and William Forde, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Robert Bakere, John Bomell, Richard Bertram, John Jurdan, and others. Dor chester, 4th February, 2 Henry V. [1415].
254.
Charter of Geoffrey Mose and Joan, his wife.

Thomas Faryngdon and Nicholas Siuerwast grant to Geoffrey Mose and Joan, his wife, and their heirs, their tene ment in Dorchester, which they lately had by the gift of the said Geoffrey Mose, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, Thomas Wyke and William Forde, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Robert Bakere, John Pury, senr., John Gyle, Thomas Bayly, Robert Mose, Walter Chyryel, and others. Dorchester, Sunday next before the feast of St. George, Martyr, 3 Henry V. [1415]. [Cf. 247, 255.)
255.
Letter of Attorney by Nicholas Syuerwast of the preceding Charter.

Nicholas Syuerwast constitutes Robert Mose his attorney to deliver to Geoffrey Mose, Joan, his wife, and their heirs, seisin in the aforesaid tenement. Wareham, Saturday next before the feast of St. George, Martyr, 3 Henry V. [1415]. (Cf. 247, 254.)
256.
Charter of John Kere and Lucy, his wife.

Geoffrey Mose grants by indenture to John Kere and Lucy, his wife, and their heirs, his tenement with curtilage situate on the west side of South Street, Dorchester, between another tenement of the grantor on the south, and the tenement of Walter Rome on the north, which tenement the grantor lately acquired of William Bryt, to hold of the King in capite, on condition that they pay him 9. 10 shillings in quarterly payments of 5 shillings. Power of re-entry. Warranty. Witnesses, Thomas Wyke and William Forde, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Pury, senr., Robert Bakere, John Gyle, Henry Crauel, John Bomel, Richard Bertram, and others. Dorchester, Saturday next after Ascension, 3 Henry V. [1415]. Livery of seisin.

The original indentures are still extant among the town records, with seals of red wax attached, one counterpart bearing the letter " I " surmounted by a crown, and on either side a palm branch, and endorsed, " Dorchestre Irror in Domes day ib'm folio lijmo." The other counterpart has a seal bearing the letters " G M," with a heart from which a merchant's mark (?) is issuing, between them, and is similarly endorsed. B I (a) and (b).
257.
Charter of John Cheuerell, Stephen Russell, John Jurdan and John James

Thomas Faryngdon grants to John Cheuerell, Stephen Russell, John Jurdan, and John James, and their heirs, his tenement on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between tenements of Robert Baker on the south, and of John Penne on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Thomas Wyke and William Forde, then Bailiffs, Robert Bakere, John Bomel, John Pury, senr., Reginald Jacob, Thomas Bayly, and others. Dorchester, 1st June, 3 Henry V. [1415]. Livery of seisin.
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258.
Charter of Thomas Wyke and Joan, his wife.

Robert More, Esquire, John Jurdan, of Wolueton, and John Westpray grant to Thomas Wyke and Joan, his wife, late wife of Thomas Bertram, of Dorchester, and the heirs of Thomas Wyke, their tenement on the west side of South Street, Dorchester, between tenements of the Abbot of Byndon on the south, and of William Forde on the north (which tenement they lately had by the gift of the said Joan in her pure widowhood), to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Blount and John Goldesmyth, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Robert Bakere, John Bomel, John Pury, senr., William Forde, and others. Dorchester, 7th April, 1 Henry V. [1413]. Livery of seisin. [Cf. 243, 259, 260, 402.)
259.
Release made to Thomas Wyke and Joan, his wife

Richard Bertram and Robert Bertram, sons of the late Thomas Bertram, of Dorchester, release to Thomas Wyke, of the same, and Joan, his wife, their mother, in possession, and to the heirs of Thomas, all right in the tenement in South Street, named in the preceding Charter, which formerly belonged to Thomas Bertram, their father. Witnesses, John Blount and John Goldesmyth, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Robert Baker, John Pury, senr., William Adam, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, loth May, 1 Henry V. [1413]. [Cf. 243, 258, 260.)
260.
Release made to Thomas Wyke.

Richard and Robert Bertram release to Thomas and Joan Wyke all personal actions toward the said Thomas and John, " ab origine hujus mundi " to the date of these presents, in respect of any goods of Thomas Bertram, their father. Dorchester, 8th April, 1 Henry V. [1413]. (Cf. 243, 258, 259-)
John Bomel, Robert Bertram, Bailiffs, 3 Henry V [1415-6]

261.
Charter of John Frampton, junr., and Joan, his wife.

William Forde, one of the executors of Matilda, late wife of John Westpray, of Dorchester (Note:- See Charter 241), deceased, grants to John Frampton, junr., Esquire, of Waye Bayous, and Joan, his wife, daughter of the late William Clerk, of Weymouth, deceased, and to the heirs of Joan, two tenements in Dorchester, one situate on the east side of South Street, between tenements of Walter Roger on the south, and of John Bomel on the north, and another on the south side of Pyselane, between the tene ment of Richard Bertram on the west, and the burgage late John Duddell's on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Bomel and Robert Bertram, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacop, Robert Bakere, Richard Bertram, Robert Mose, John Belhous, and others. Dorchester, Sunday next before the feast of the Lord's Nativity, 3 Henry V. [1415]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 241.)
262.
Will of William Ayssh.

To the Court, Dorchester, Monday in the vigil of the Conception B.M.V., 13 Henry IV. [1411], came Alianore, late wife of William Ayssh, Richard Bartlet, chaplain, and Geoffrey Mose, executors of the will of said William Ayssh, and exhibited the will before William Pullare and Richard Bertram, then Bailiffs, dated i6th April, 1410, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath my tenement on the north side of West Street, Dorchester, between tenements of the late John Duddel on the east, and of Thomas Bayly, of Stratton, on the west, to Elianor, my wife, and her heirs, to hold of the King in capite. Also, to her and her heirs three butchers' shops, one of which was late Skryueyn's (268) , one late William Gay's, and one late John Drau's ; also two acres of arable land lying in West Wall of Dorchester, also my tenement in the same town which William Huntewake holds, I bequeath to John Rumbyl and his heirs. Also to Elianor, my wife, my tenement which Robert Bertram holds, acquired of Peter Blount, and my tenement in East Street, acquired of John Crauell. Also the reversion of a certain shop at the East Gate (ad portam orientalem) of the said town, after the death of me and Elianor my wife, to Joan Bedefordd and her heirs. Also to my wife and her heirs 8 shillings per ann. rent, issuing from a tenement in the said town called Tanhous, which William Tannere holds, together with the reversion of the same after the death of said William. Also I bequeath to Elianor, my wife, and her heirs, my tenement in Weymouth, acquired of John Swan and William Blanchard. To John Jurdan, junr., a rent of 20 shillings for the term I have in it, acquired of Thomas Blakemore, paying annually to my wife 13 shillings and 4 pence. To Richard Bartlet, chaplain, and his heirs, my tenement which I lately acquired of Richard Burgeys and Emmota, his wife, in Dorchester. To my wife my tenement at Durnegate for her life, and then to remain to Robert Stoury and Katherine, his wife, and their heirs. Also to my wife and her heirs the tenement in which I dwell. To Matilda Randolf , and her heirs, the reversion of my tenement in Durnelane, between tenements of Roger Grase on the west, and of William Pullare on the east after the death of Julian, my sister. Also two tenements on the north side of East Street, late Richard Durant's and Henry Tannere's, and a close in North Street next the North Gate (juxta portam borialem), late Compton's, to my wife and her heirs. Also my tenement in South Street, late William Gay's, to my executors, to sell the same and distribute the proceeds for my soul. All tenements in Dorchester not bequeathed I give to my wife and her heirs." Livery of seisin to Elianor. (Cf. 222, 229-32.)
Fol. 54.
263.
Will of Matilda Merchaunt.

To the Court, Dorchester, Monday next before the Con version of St. Paul, 3 Henry V. [1416], came John Nagard, clerk, and William Nagard, clerk, executors of the will of Matilda Merchaunt, mother of the said John and William, and exhibited her will before John Bomel and Robert Bertram, then Bailiffs, dated i6th November, 1415, containing, inter alia, " I give to John and William, my sons, and their heirs, my tenement in Dorchester, situate in a certain comer on the east side of the church of All Saints, which I lately acquired of the executors of John Fyuyan." Livery of seisin. (Cf. 86.)
264.
Seisin of Thomas Crymelford, son and heir of John Crymelford.

To the Court, Dorchester, Monday next before the Con version of St. Paul, 3 Henry V. [1416], before John Bomel and Robert Bertram, Bailiffs, came Thomas Crymelford, son and heir of John Crymelford, and claimed to have seisin of two tenements in Dorchester, one on the north side of West Street, between the tenement of Richard Beryll on the west, and the lane which leads to North Street (ducit ad vicum borialem) on the east the other on the east side of North Street, between tenements of Reginald Jacop on the north, and of Peter Gouldesmyth on the south, which two tenements descended to him after the death of the said John, his father, and Joan, his mother, of which John he was next heir and of full age. Proclamation was made that if anyone should show cause why seisin should not be given him, he should appear at the next Court, in three weeks. No one appeared, and the said Thomas was admitted. In witness the Bailiffs affixed their seal of office to these presents.
265.
Seisin of John Nagard, clerk.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of St. Thomas, Martyr, 3 Henry V. [1415], it was ascertained that Matilda, late wife of John Joce, had died since the last Court, being then seised in fee of one burgage, situate on the south side of West Street, held of the King, and that she died without issue. Whereupon the Sub-Bailiffs (suhballivi) present that in virtue of their office, according to the custom of the town, they took at once the said burgage into the King's hands. At which day came John Nagard, clerk, and claimed to have the burgage, as cousin and heir of Matilda, viz., son of Richard, brother of John, father of the said Matilda, and craved seisin. Proclamation. No opponent appeared at the next Court. John came and proved his title. The Court conceded that the hands of the King should be removed, and the said John should have full seisin. Livery of seisin. Sealed with the seal of office of the Bailiffs.
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266.
Charter of John Rycheman, alias dictus Belhous.

Thomas Rycheman, alias dictus Belhous, son and heir of Walter Rycheman, lately deceased, grants to John Rycheman, alias dictus Belhous, his son, and his heirs, his burgage, situate on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of John Rodel on the north, and the burgage late of Thomas Meyre on the south, which descended to him on the death of his father, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Bomel and Robert Bertram, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacop, John Pury, senr., John Gyle, Richard Bertram, Henry Crauel, John Gouldesmyth, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, 9th April, 4 Henry V. [1416]. Livery of seisin.
267.
Charter of Thomas Pynet, clerk, and William Forde.

Henry Gylot, and Joan, his wife, daughter and heir of Richard Coppe, and Cristina, his wife, grant to Thomas Pynet, clerk, and William Forde, and their heirs, the tenement in Dorchester late of said Richard Coppe, which Nicholas Ryper lately acquired of the Community of the town, and bequeathed by will to the said Richard, containing in length and breadth 10 feet, situate next the east steps of the cemetery of the church of St. Peter in the said town (juxta scalam orien- talem Cimiterii ecclesie, etc.), to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Bomel and Robert Bertram, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacop, John Jurdan, John Pury, senr., Richard Bertram, John Gouldesmyth, and others. Dor chester, 20th May, 4 Henry V. [1416]. Sealed also by the Bailiffs. Livery of seisin.
268.
Will of Elianor, wife of Robert Greynlef, alias dictus Bakere.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of the Nativity of St. John Baptist, 4 Henry V. [1416], was exhibited the will of Elianor, wife of Robert Greynlef, alias dictus Bakere, of Dorchester, dated 9th May, 1416, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Robert Greynlef, alias dictus Bakere, my husband, and his heirs, two acres of arable land in West Wall, Dorchester, to hold of the King in capite ; also two butchers' shops in Dorchester, situate on the west side of the market, one late William Gay's, the other late John Drau's ; also an annual rent of 20 shillings, issuing from a shop in the market, lately Skryiieyn's, which shop William Spyser holds for his life, with the reversion of the said shop after William's death which three shops I had by bequest of William Ayssh, late my husband to maintain for four years a Chaplain in the church of St. Peter of Dorchester, for my soul, and the souls of Simon Ose and William Ayssh, etc. Should Robert Greynlef fail to execute this bequest, I bequeath the shops, etc., to Richard Bartlet, chaplain, and his heirs, to sell the same, and dispose of the proceeds for the souls aforesaid. To Robert Greynlef, my husband, and Richard Bartlet, chaplain, an annual rent of 18 shillings, issuing from a tenement on the north side of West Street, which tenement John Don and Agnes, his wife, hold of me for life, and the reversion of the same after the death of John and Agnes, to sell the same and apply the proceeds to maintain chaplains in the church of Holy Trinity for the souls aforesaid ; also my tenement on the south side of East Street, in which Robert Bertram now dwells, lately acquired of Peter Blount (No. 273) ; also another tenement on the south side of East Street (No. 321), in which John Louel now dwells, lately acquired of John Crauel, to sell the same, and provide chaplains in the church of All Saints, for the sotils aforesaid. To Joan Bedeforde, my servant, and her heirs, an annual rent of 8 shillings issuing from a tenement in Dorchester called Tanhous, on the south side of Durnelane, which Willlam Tannere holds for his life, with reversion of the tenement after his death. To Robert Stoury, my cousin, my tenement in Melcombe Regis, on the east side of St. Mary Street, between tenements of Robert Calch on the south, and of John Abbot on the north. Also a place on the east side of the same street between the King's Lane (venellam Regiam) on the north, and the tenement of the said John Abbot on the south, to hold of the King in capite." Livery of seisin to aforesaid Robert, Richard and Joan. (Cf. 269, 273-)
Fol. 56.

269.
Charter of John Dun and Agnes, his wife.

Robert Greynlef, alias dictus Bakere, and Richard Bartlet, clerk, executors of Elianor, late wife of said Robert, deceased, grant by indenture to John Dun and Agnes, his wife, and the heirs of John, a tenement on the north side of West Street, Dorchester, between tenements of Thomas Bayly on the west, and late of John Duddell on the east, which they had by bequest of Elianor, to hold of the King in capite, on condition that John and Agnes pay 20. 13 shillings and 4 pence, in quarterly sums of 26 shillings and 8 pence. Power of re-entry. Witnesses, John Bomel and Robert Bertram, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacop, John Pury, senr., Henry Crauel, Richard Bertram, John Gryffyn, John Gouldesmyth, Wilham Forde, John Gyle, Thomas Bayly, and others. Dorchester, Saturday next before the feast of St. Mary Magdalen, 4 Henry V. [1416]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 268.)
270.
Charter of John Exeter.

John Gouldesmyth grants to John Exeter, and his heirs, his tenement on the south side of West Street, Dorchester, between tenements of John Bawchon on the west and of John Nagard, clerk, on the east, which he had by the bequest of William Lytfote, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Bomel and Robert Bertram, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacop, John Pury, senr., Robert Baker, Henry Crauel, John Gould, Thomas Bayly, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Friday next after the feast of St. Michael, Archangel, 4 Henry V. [1416]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 104.)
271.
Charter of Adam Tyrel, and Edith, his wife.

Walter Codmore grants to Adam Tyrel and Edith, his wife, daughter of the grantor, and the heirs of their bodies, his tenement on the east side of South Street, between tene ments of John Hart on the south and of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary on the north, which he lately had by grant of Stephen Malpe and Alice, his wife, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Bomel and Robert Bertram, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacop, Robert Bakere, John Pury, senr., Richard Bertram, Henry Crauel, John Gyle, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Saturday next after the feast of St. Michael, Archangel, 4 Henry V. [1416]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 161.)
272.
Charter of William Raynald, clerk.

Richard Bertram and Edith, his wife, grant to William Raynald, clerk, and his heirs, their tenement on the south side of Puselane, Dorchester, between the tenement of John Frampton, of Upwey, on the east, and that which belongs to the church of Holy Trinity on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Bomel and Robert Bertram, then Bailiffs, Robert Baker, Reginald Jacob, John Pury, senr., Richard Bertram, Robert Mose, and others. Dorchester, 3rd October, 4 Henry V. [1416]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 424, 533-8.)
273.
Charter of Thomas Grey and others.

Robert Grenelyf, alias dictus Baker, and Richard Bartlot, clerk, executors of the will of Alianor, late wife of the said Robert, grant to Thomas Grey, Hugh Deuerell, John Jurdan, and Thomas Pynet, clerk, and their heirs, their tenement on the south side of East Street, Dorchester, with a certain place of land below the curtilage of the same, formerly John Crawell's, which tenement and place were formerly Peter Blount's, and which the grantors had by bequest of Alianor, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Bomel and Robert Bertram, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacop, William Forde, John Pury, Henry Crauell, Thomas Baker, and others. Dorchester, loth August, 4 Henry V. [1416]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 268, 273, 278, 286.)
Fol. 57.
John Pury, Senr, Robert Mose, Bailiffs, 4 Henry V. [1416-7].

274.
Charter of Cristina Fysshere.

Robert Greynlef, alias dictus Bakere, of Dorchester, grants to Cristina Fysshere, and her heirs, his tenement on the south side of Puselane, Dorchester, between burgages of John Bomel on the west and John Kychyn on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., and Robert Mose, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacop, John Gyle, Henry Crauel, John Goulde, John Gouldesmyth, Richard Bertram, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Saturday next before the Translation of St. Edward, King and Confessor, 4 Henry V. [1417] . Livery of seisin.
275.
Charter of John Artour, Baker, and Matilda, his wife.

Robert Greynlef, alias dictus Baker, of Dorchester, grants to John Artour, Baker (fistori), and Matilda, his wife, and their heirs, a tenement on the south side of West Street, between the tenement of Richard Beryll on the west, and that of the grantor, in which the said John and Matilda now dwell, on the east, which he lately had by grant of John Wyther and Alice, his wife, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., and Robert Mose, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacop, John Gryffyn, Henry Crauel, John Gould, John Bomel, Robert Bertram, Thomas Bayly, Thomas Budd, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Tuesday next after the feast of St. Luke, Evangelist, 4 Henry V. [1416]. Livery of seisin.
276.
Charter of John Pachet.

John Dun, of Dorchester, and Agnes, his wife, grant to John Pachet, of Dorchester, and his heirs, their tenement in Dorchester on the east side of the street which leads towards la Northgate, between tenements of John Nicholas on the north, and of Cristina Roke on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., Robert Mose, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Robert Bakere, John Bomel, Richard Bertram, Walter Gaylord, and others. 21st October, 4 Henry V. [1416]. Livery of seisin.
277.
Charter of John Sherborn and Alice, his wife.

John Merchant, Rector of the church of All Saints, Dor chester, son of Matilda, late wife of Richard Merchant, and Willam Merchant, clerk, brother of the said John, grant to John Shyrborn and Alice, his wife, of Charmynster, and their heirs, their messuage and curtilage in Dorchester, situate in a certain comer on the east side of All Saints' church, and on the west side of the messuage of Thomas Bakere, and on the east side of the lane which leads towards la Durnegate, which messuage and curtilage the grantors had by bequest of Matilda, their mother, and was formerly John Fyuyan's, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., Robert Mose, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Jurdan, John Bomel, Robert Bakere, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, 28th December, 4 Henry V. [1416]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 263, 445.)
278.
Charter of Robert Greyleff (sic), alias dictus Bakere, and Richard Bartlot, clerk.

Thomas Grey, Hugh Deuerell, John Jurdan, and Thomas Pynet, clerk, recite Charter of Robert Grenelyf, alias dictus Bakere, and Richard Bartlot, clerk, dated l0th August, last past (No. 273), with livery of seisin on 15th October following, on condition (Note:- not actually contained in 273) of paying 13, in payments of 2 marks each, and grant to the same the power of re-entry if in arrear. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., and Robert Mose, then Bailiffs, John Bomel, Reginald Jacob, Henry Crauel' Wilham Forde, Thomas Wyke, and others. Dorchester, 16th October, 4 Henry V. [1416]. (Cf. 286.)
Fol. 58.
279.
Charter of John Byncombe, clerk.

Walter Chyryell grants to John Byncombe, clerk, and his heirs, his tenement with curtilage on the west side of South Street, between the tenement late John Plomere's on the south, and that of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary of Dorchester on the north, which he acquired of Matilda Merchaunt in her widowhood, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., and Robert Mose, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Bomel, Henry Crauel, John Gryffyn, Richard Bertram, John Gouldesmyth, Robert Bertram, and others. Dorchester, 13th January, 4 Henry V. [1417]. Livery of seisin.
280.
Charter of William Spyney.

John Pury, senr., and Agatha, his wife, grant to William Spyney and his heirs their burgage in Dorchester, situate opposite the church of Holy Trinity, between tenements of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary on the west, and of the Abbot of Abbotesbury on the east, which they lately had by the feoffment of John Tomkyn, clerk, and John Gyle, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Mose, then Bailiff with John Pury, Reginald Jacob, John Bomel, Heriry Crauel, John Gouldesmyth, John Gryffyn, Richard Bertram, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Monday in the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, 4 Henry V. [1417]. Livery of seisin. (C/. 145, 146.)
281.
Charter of William Spyser.

Edith, lately wife of John Plomere, of Dorchester, deceased, in her pure widowhood grants to William Spyser and his heirs, her tenement on the west side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenement lately Walter Chyryell's on the north, and that of John Belhous on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., and Robert Mose, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Bomel, John Gouldesmyth, Richard Bertram, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Monday in the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, 4 Henry V. [1417]. Livery of seisin.
282.
Will of John Raw, alias dictus Gyle.

At the Court, Dorchester, 24th January, 4 Henry V. [1417], was exhibited the will of John Raw, alias dictus Gyle, of Dorchester, dated 4th November, 1416, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to John Ropere, and Agnes, his wife, my daughter, and their heirs, my burgage on the east side of Freyrynlane, Dorchester, between burgages of William Artour on the south, and of the heirs of John Wedon on the north, to hold of the King in capite. To Agnes, my wife, and her heirs, my piece of land in the Island of Portlond, lying there under the hole (subter la hole), which I had by gift of Agnes, mother of my wife, in free marriage, by the name of chattels." Livery of seisin in the burgage.
283.
Charter of John Jurdan, Richard Bartelot, clerk, and William Forde

Agnes, late wife of John Raw, alias dictus Gyle, of Dor chester, in her pure widowhood grants to John Jurdan, Richard Bartelot, clerk, and William Forde, and their heirs, her tene ment on the west side of North Street, Dorchester, between tenements of the Master of St. John of the said town, on the south, and of Walter Peytenyn on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., and Robert Mose, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Henry Crauel, John Bomel, John Gryffyn, Richard Bertram, John Gouldesmyth, Robert Bertram, and others. Dorchester, 8th March, 4 Henry V. [1417]. I/ivery of seisin. (C/. 13.)
Fol 59.
284.
Charter of William Fytheler.

John Gryffyn, of Dorchester, and Margaret, his wife, grant by indenture to William Fytheler, son of the said Margaret, and his heirs, two burgages with curtilages in Dor chester, on the north side of Pyslane, between the barn of the grantor, John Gryffyn, on the west, and the burgage of Agnes Nagard on the east, to hold of the King in capite, rendering to the grantors during the life of Margaret 6 shillings and 8 pence in quarterly payments. Power of re-entry. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., Robert Mose, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Bomel, Richard Bertram, John Gouldesmyth, Robert Bertram, John Goulde, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Friday next after the Annunciation B.M.V., 5 Henry V. [141 7]. Livery of seisin.
285.
Will of Emota Pulare.

At the Court, Dorchester, 19 April, 5 Henry V. [1417]. was exhibited the will of Emota Pulare, of Dorchester, dated Wednesday next after the feast of St. Gregory, Pope, 1416, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Thomas Budde, Richard Bartlet, chaplain, and John Elysaunder, and their heirs, my tenement in the parish of Holy Trinity, Dorchester, on the north side of West Street, between the church of Holy Trinity on the east and the tenement of John Jurdan on the west, to hold of the King in capite, to sell the same and apply the proceeds as long as they last in holding anniversary and celebrating divine service (divinis celebrandis) by chaplains in the church of Holy Trinity for the soul of William Pulare, formerly my husband, for my soul, and the souls of all the faithful deceased." I^ivery of seisin. (Cf. 297, 298, 379.)
286.
Charter of Robert Bertram and Alice, his wife.

Hugh Deuerell, John Jurdan, and Thomas Pynet, clerk, (reciting the Charter made to them and Thomas Grey by Robert (Grenelyf), alias dictus Bakere, and Richard Bertlot, clerk, executors of the will of Alianor, late wife of the said Robert, and the livery of seisin, 15th October following, under condition of the payment of; 13, etc., with power of re-entry, etc.), grant by indenture to Robert Bertram and Alice, his wife, and their heirs, the said tenement and piece of land, on condition of their paying to Robert Grenelyf, alias dictus Bakere, and Richard Bertlot, clerk, 13 in several payments of 2 marks each. Power of re-entry. Sealed with the seal of office of the Bailiffs. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., and Robert Mose, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Bomel, John Gryffyn, Richard Bertram, John Gouldesmyth, Thomas Wyke, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, l0th May, 5 Henry V. [1417]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 268, 273, 278.)
Fol. 60.
287.
Charter of John Crauel.

Henry Durant grants by indenture to John Crauel and his heirs a burgage in Dorchester on the west side of a lane which is called Durnegate (que vacatur Durnegate), between burgages of William Bouchere on the south, and of Henry Crauel on the north, rendering yearly to the grantor, etc., for twenty years one penny, and thence forward sixpence. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount, Thomas Bertram, Bailiffs, Peter Blount, William Wyther, William Pudele, William Nagard, Thomas Helyer, Thomas Gardiner, and many others. Dorchester, Thursday next before the Nativity Blessed Mary, 14 Richard II. [1390].
288.
Charter of William Paye.

John Pury, senr., of Dorchester, and Agatha, his wife, grant by indenture to Willlam Paye, and his heirs, their tenement on the north side of Pyslane, Dorchester, between tenements of John Pury, junr., on the west, and of the Master of St. John's of the same town on the east, to hold of the King in capite, under condition of paying the grantors 10 (viz., 100 shillings the next Easter, and 100 shillings at Easter, 1418). Power of re-entry. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Mose, then Bailiff with the said John Pury, Reginald Jacob, John Bomel, Richard Bertram, John Gouldesmyth, John Gryffyn, Robert Bertram, William Forde, and others. Dor chester, Saturday next after the Ascension, 5 Henry V. [1417]. Livery of seisin.
289.
Will of Henry Crauel.

At the Court, Dorchester, last of May, 5 Henry V. [1417], was exhibited the will of Henry Crauel, dated 5th February, 1416, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Elianor, my daughter, and her heirs, two burgages on the west side of Durne- lane, Dorchester, between the burgage late Walter Cartere's on the south, and that of John Shydd on the north, to hold of the King in capite." Livery of seisin.
Fol. 61.
290,

Charter of William Rouk, clerk, and John Gay, clerk.

John Pury, senr., of Dorchester, and Agatha, his wife, grant to William Rouk, clerk, and John Gay, clerk, and their heirs, their tenement on the south side, of the lane which leads from the High Street (ab alto vico regio) towards Durnegate, Dorchester, between tenements of John Russell on the east, and late Nicholas Webb's on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Mose, then Bailiff with the aforesaid John Pury, Reginald Jacob, John Bomel, Richard Bertram, John Gryffyn, John Gouldesyth, Robert Bertram, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, 3rd June, 5 Henry V. [1417]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 291.)
291.
Charter of John Pury, senr., and Agatha, his wife.

William Rouk, clerk, and John Gay, clerk, grant to John Pury, senr., and Agatha, his wife, and their heirs, the tenement named in the preceding Charter. Witnesses as before. Dorchester, 8th June, 5 Henry V. [1417]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 290.)
292.
Charter of John Cerle, and Joan, his wife.

William Compton, cousin and heir of William Compton, Baker, grants to John Cerle, and Joan, his wife, and their heirs, his burgage on the east side of North Street, Dorchester, next the bounds of Fordyngton, (iuxta bondas de Fordyngton,), to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., and Robert Mose, Bailiffs, John Jurdan, William Forde, John Bomel, John Gould, Thomas Budde, and others. Dorchester, 23rd June, 5 Henry V. [1417]. Livery of seisin.
293.
Charter of John Cowde, of Tolpydel, and Alice, his wife

Thomas Cowde, of Tolpydel, grants to John Cowde, his son, and Alice, wife of John, and their heirs, his messuage on the east side of the street which leads towards Glydepath, Dorchester, between burgages of John Jurdan on the east (sic) and of the Master of St. John of Dorchester on the south (sic), to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., and Robert Mose, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Bomel, John Gouldesmyth, Richard Bertram, John Goulde, William Forde, Thomas Bayly, and others. Dorchester, Thursday in the feast of the Nativity of St. John Baptist, 5 Henry V. [1417]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 294.)
294.
Letter of Attorney upon the aforesaid Charter.

Thomas Cowde, of Tolpuddell, constitutes John Morton, of Milborne, to deliver seisin in the premises to John Cowde, of Tolpuddell, his son, and Alice, wife of John, which messuage and curtilage he had by feoffment of Richard Radeclyff, Alice his wife, and Nicholas Latymer, son and heir of William Latymer Tolpudell, same date as the Charter. (C/. 293.)
Fol. 62.
295.
Charter of Robert Mose.

William Wylde, alias dictus Tannere, of Dorchester, and Alice, his wife, grant to Robert Mose, of the same, and his heirs, their burgage on the south side of High Street (alto vico regio), Dorchester, opposite the church of St. Peter, between the burgage of Blessed Mary on the east, and a shop late of John Syward, senr., on the west, which they lately had by grant of Roger Syward, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., then Bailiff with the aforesaid Robert Mose, John Jurdan, Reginald Jacob, John Bomel, Robert Bertram, John Gryffyn, Richard Bertram, John Gouldesmyth, Thomas Baker, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Monday next after the translation of St. Thomas, Martyr, 5 Henry V. [1417]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 186.)
296.
Charter of John Forde.

Thomas Baker grants to John Forde, and his heirs, his tenement on the north side of Dumelane, Dorchester, between the tenement of the Prior of St. John of Dorchester on the east, and that late of Wilham Ayssh on the west, which he had by the grant of Emmota, relict of William Pullare, in her widowhood, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., and Robert Mose, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Bomel, Thomas Wyke, Richard Bertram] John Gryffyn, Robert Bertram, William Forde, and others'. Dorchester, Tuesday in the feast of St. Bartholomew, Apostle, 5 Henry V. [1417]. Livery of seisin.
297.
Release of Thomas Budde and Richard Bertlot, clerk.

John Elysaunder, one of the executors of Emmota Pullare, releases to Thomas Budde and Richard Bertlot, clerk, co- executors of the said Emmota, in possession all right in a tene ment which they lately had by bequest of the said Emmota, in the parish of Holy Trinity, on the north side of West Street, between the tenement of John Jurdan on the west, and the cemetery of Holy Trinity on the east. Sealed by the Bailiffs. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., and Robert Mose, Bailiffs, John Jurdan, John Bomel, William Forde, Thomas Wyke, John Gouldesmyth, and others. Dorchester, last day of September, 5 Henry V. [1417]. (Cf. 285, 298, 379.)
298.
Charter of Robert Channdos, clerk, and Robert Curteys, Clerk

Thomas Budd and Richard Bertlot, clerk, executors of the will of Emmota Pullare, grant by indenture to Robert Channdos and Robert Curteys, clerks, and their heirs, the tenement named in the preceding Release, to hold of the King in capite, on condition that the grantees pay them 80 marks, in sums of 10 marks every Michaelmas. Power of re-entry. Sealed by the Bailiffs in full Court held on the day of the making of these presents. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., and Robert Mose, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, Reginald Jacob, William Forde, Thomas Wyke, John Gouldesmyth, and others. Dor chester, Monday next after feast of St. Michael, Archangel, 5 Henry V. [1417]. I^ivery of seisin. (Cf. 285, 379.)
Fol. 63.
299.
Charter of William Hykkes, alias dictus Portland.

Henry Mylsham, alias dictus Ostyler, and Margaret, his wife, grant to William Hykkes, alias dictus Portland, and his heirs, their dovehouse on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of the Abbot of Abbotesbury and that late of John Dauy, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, senr., and Robert Mose, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, John Bomell, William Forde, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Wyke, and others. Dorchester, 3rd October, 5 Henry V. [1417] lyivery of seisin. (Cf. 15, 90.)
300.
Will of Margaret, wife of John Gryffyn.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday in the feast of St. Nicholas, Bishop, 5 Henry V. [1417], was exhibited the will of Margaret, wife of John Gryffyn, of Dorchester, dated 12th June, 1417, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to John Gryffyn, my husband, and his heirs, my burgage with curtilage seven feet in breadth, in the lane which leads from the church of All Saints, towards la Dumegate, between burgages of John Shyrewode on the west, and of John Frenssh on the east, to hold of the King in capite, and to sell the same and to dispose of the proceeds in alms and celebrating divine service for the soul of John Fytheler, formerly my husband, and for my soul, etc." Livery of seisin.
301.
Charter of John Thursteyn.

William Payn, s'ci Andr', grants to John Thursteyn, dictus Smyth, and his heirs, his tenement with curtilage in Dorchester, between the tenement of the Prior of St. John on the east, and that late of John Skynnere on the west, opposite the market place (foro mercati) to hold of the chief lords of that fee. Warranty. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Baker, Bailiffs, John Pury, John Bomell, Richard Baret and many others. Dorchester, Thursday next after the feast of St. Michael, Archangel, 5 Henry V. [1417] . Livery of seisin. (Cf. 302, 303).
302.
Letter of Attorney upon the aforesaid Charter.

William Payn, s'ci Andre, constitutes Reginald Jacob and John Pury his attorneys to deliver seisin in the premises to John Thursteyn, dictus Smyth. Dorchester, same date as the Charter, (Cf. 301, 303.)
303.
Release made to John Thursteyn.

Robert Roser and Cecilia, his wife, daughter and heir of Robert Fern and Agnes his wife, release to John Thursteyn, dictus Smyth, in possession all right to the aforesaid tenement on the south side of the High Street, between tenements of the Prior of St. John on either side. Warranty. Sealed by the Bailiffs. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob and Thomas Baker, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, Thomas Wyke, John Bomel, John Gouldesmyth, Robert Bertram, John Gryffyn, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, 17th January, 5 Henry V. [1418]. (Cf. 301, 302.)
Fol. 64.
304.

Charter of John Kychyn.

John Gryffyn grants to John Kychyn and his heirs his burgage on the north side of Pyslane, Dorchester, between burgages of Richard Portland on the west, and of William Fytcheler on the east, which the grantor lately had by grant of Margaret, his wife, in her widowhood, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob and Thomas Baker, then Bailiffs, Thomas Wyke, John Pury, sen., Robert Mose, John Bomel, Robert Bertram, John Gouldesmyth, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Tuesday next after the feast of St. Luke, Evangelist, 5 Henry V. [1417]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 305.)
305.
Release upon the aforesaid Charter.

William Fytheler, son and heir of John Fytheler and of Margaret, his wife, releases to John Kychyn in possession all right in the burgage aforenamed. Warranty. Witnesses as in the Charter. Dorchester, Wednesday next after the feast of St. Luke, Evangelist, 5 Henry V. [1417]. (Cf. 304.)
306.
Charter of John Kychyn and Agnes, his wife.

Agnes, wife of the late William Nagard, of Dorchester, deceased, in her widowhood grants to John Kychen of the said town and Agnes, his wife, and the heirs of John, her burgage on the south side of Ilnenlane, Dorchester, between the tenement of Robert Greynleff, alias dictus Bakere, on the west, and that late of Robert Bere, alias dictus Deuenysshyre, on the east, which she had by bequest of William Nagard, clerk, late her son, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Blount, and John Gouldesmyth, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Robert Greynleff, alias dictus Baker, John Gyle, John Bomel, John Pury, sen., John Goulde, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of St. Michael, Archangel, I Henry V. [1413]. Livery of seisin.
307.
Charter of John Welford.

John Gryffyn grants to John Welford and his heirs his burgage with curtilage, six feet in breadth, in the lane which leads from the church of All Saints, Dorchester, towards la Dumegate, between the burgages of John Shyrewode on the west, and of John Frenssh on the east, which he had by the bequest of his wife, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob, and Thomas Baker, then Bailiffs, Thomas Wyke, Richard Bertram, John Pury, sen., John Bomel, Robert Mose, John Gouldesmyth, Robert Bertram, John Voge, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, 9th February, 5 Henry V. [1418]. Livery of seisin.
Fol. 65.
308.
Charter as Robert Greynlef, alias dictus Bakere,

John Roper and Agnes his wife grant to Robert Greynleff, alias dictus Baker, and his heirs their tenement on the east side of Freyrynlane, between burgages of William Artour on the south and of the heirs of John Wedon on the north, which they had by bequest of John Raw, alias dictus Gyle, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob and Thomas Baker, then Bailiffs, John Pury, sen., Thomas Wyke, Richard Bertram, John Bomel, Robert Bertram, John Gouldesmyth, William Forde, and others. Dorchester, Thursday next after the Annunciation B.M.V., 6 Henry V. [1418]. Livery of seisin.
309.
Charter of John Mapouder and Margaret, his wife.

Robert Greynlyf, alias dictus Baker, of Dorchester, grants by indenture to John Mapoudre, alias dictus Bayly, and Margaret, his wife, and the heirs of John, his burgage with curtilage on the north side of East Street, Dorchester, as it is newly bounded (front de novo bundatur), between another tenement of the grantor on the west (which John Russell holds for his life) and the tenement of William Hykkys on the east. Also an annual rent of 20 sh. issuing from the tenement which the said John Russell, holds, together with the reversion of the tenement, to hold of the King in capite, with attornment and seisin, on condition that the grantees pay 80 marks, viz. 20 marks the next Michaelmas, 10 marks at Michaelmas, 1419, and so from year to year until the whole sum be paid. Power of re-entry. Warranty. Witnesses, Reginald Jacob and Thomas Baker, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, William Forde, John Bomel, John Pury, sen., Robert Mose, and others. Dorchester, 3rd March, 5 Henry V. [1418]. Livery of seisin.
310.
Will of Gunneta Bayly

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday in the feast of St. Mark, Evangelist, 6 Henry V. [1418], was exhibited the will of Gunneta, relict of Thomas Bayly, of Dorchester, dated Tuesday next after the feast of All Saints, 1417, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Thomas Archer and Isabella, his wife, and their heirs, my tenement on the north side of West Street, between tenements of Robert Boneuile on the west and of Thomas Bayly, alias dictus Westhall, on the east, to hold of the King in capite." Livery of seisin.
Fol. 66.
311.
Will of Henry Prest.

At the Court, Dorchester, i6th May, 6 Henry V. [1418], was exhibited the will of Henry Prest, of Dorchester, dated 13th December, 1417, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Matilda, my wife, for her life, my tenement on the east side of South Street between the tenement late of Alice Greynlyff on the north, and that which John Gore now holds of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary on the south. If Matilda die in the lifetime of Joan, my daughter, I bequeath to the said Joan and her heirs the reversion of the said tenement, rendering services, etc., to the King. Should Joan die in the lifetime of Matilda, the tenement to remain to Matilda and her heirs." Livery of seisin to Matilda and Joan.
312.
Will of Matuda Gaylord, alias dicta Blocche.

At the Court, Dorchester, i6th May, 6 Henry V. [1418], was exhibited the will of Walter Gaylord, alias didus Blocche, of Dorchester, dated 1417 [sic], containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Matilda, my wife, and her heirs, my tenement on the south side of West Street, Dorchester, between the tenements of Philip Helyer on the west, and of John Mustard, clerk, on the east, to hold of the King in capite." Livery of seisin to Matilda.
313. (Note:- See also 317)
Charter of Robert Mose and Richard Bertlot, clerk.

Henry Reynald, son and heir of John Reynald, deceased, Geoffrey Mose, John Frenssh, and Joan, wife of said John Frenssh, grant to Robert Mose and Richard Bertlot, clerk, and their heirs, a tenement on the north side of West Street, between the burgage late of Richard Hayn on the west, and that of John Jurdan on the east, to hold of the King in capite, Witnesses, Reginald Jacob and Thomas Baker, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, Thomas Wyke, John Pury, sen., John Bomel, Richard Bertram, John Gouldesmyth, Robert Bertram, and many others. Dorchester, Tuesday next before the feast of St. Barnabas, Apostle, 6 Henry V. [1418]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 314, 317-)
314.
Release upon the aforesaid Charter.

Henry Reynald, son and heir of John Reynald, deceased, releases to Robert Mose and Richard Bertlot, clerk, in possession all right in the tenement aforesaid. Warranty. Same date and witnesses, with addition of John Gould and William Forde, as in the Charter. (Cf. 313, 317.)
Robert Baker, John Pury Jun., Bailiffs, 6 Henry V. [1418-9].

315.
Will of John North.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday, 14th November, 6 Henry V. [1418], was exhibited the will of John North, of Dorchester, dated 4th May, 1418, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Agnes, my wife, for her life, my tenement in which I dwell, situate on the south side of Durnelane, Dorchester, between tenements of Reginald Jacob on the west, and of John Wodham on the east, and the reversion after her death to William Hykkes and his heirs, to hold of the King in capite." Livery of seisin to Agnes and William.
Fol. 67.
316.
Will of William Forde.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday, 14th November, 6 Henry V. [1418], was exhibited the will of William Forde, of Dorchester, dated in the vigil of St. Bartholomew, 1417, 6 Henry V. "I bequeath to Alice, my wife, and her heirs, my tenement on the west side of South Street, between tene ments of Thomas Wyke on the south and of John Penne on the north, to hold of the King in capite ; also my croft in the Isle of Portland, called la Wjdherscroft in the east field (in campo orientali) to hold of the chief lord of that fee. I bequeath to John Jurdan, of Wolueton, and his heirs, all my tofts, lands, crofts, etc., in the Isle of Portland, (except the croft above bequeathed, and except a virgate of land lying upon la Pury, between land of Nicholas Hybard on the west and land of Warenn Bertlot on the east) ; the aforesaid virgate to remain to William Forde, my cousin and heir, according to the custom of the said Isle." Livery of seisin in the said tenement to Alice.
317.
Charter of John Frensshe and Joan, his wife.

Richard Bertelot, clerk, and Robert Mose, of Dorchester, grant to John Frensshe, and Joan, his wife, and their heirs, the tenement named in No. 313, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, Robert Baker, John Pury, jun., then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, Thomas Wyke, John Pury, sen., John Bomel, Richard Bertram, Thomas Budde, John Goolde, and many others. Feast of St. Matthias, Apostle, 6 Henry V. [1419]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 313, 314.)
318.
Charter of William Baron and Alice, his wife.

Richard Bartlot, clerk, and Thomas Pynet, clerk, grant to William Baron and Joan, his wife, and their heirs, their croft on the west side of the lane which leads towards Durne gate, Dorchester, between the crofts of Richard Durant on the south and of John Jurdan on the north, which croft they had by bequest of John Blount, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, Robert Baker, John Pyry, minor, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Wyke, Richard Bertram, Robert Mose, John Goolde, Robert Bertram, John Bomell, and many others. Dorchester, in the vigil of St. James, Apostle, 7 Henry V. [141 9]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. will, 251.)
319.
Charter of Robert Baker and Thomas Pynet.

Alice, late wife of William Forde, in her pure widowhood grants to Thomas Pynet, clerk, and Robert Baker, and their heirs, her burgage on the west side of South Street, between tenements of John Penne on the north and of Thomas Wyke on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Baker, John Pury, jun., then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, John Bomell, John Pury, sen., Reginald Jacob, Robert Mose, and others. Dorchester, 20th August, 7 Henry V. [1419]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 337.)
Fol. 68.
John Pyry, sen.,Thomas Budde, Bailiffs 7 Henry V. [1419-20].

320.
Charter of John Jurdan and Robert Baker.

William Bullok and Joan, his wife, grant to John Jurdan and Robert Baker, and their heirs, their two burgages on the east side of High South Street, Dorchester, which lately were Thomas Lamer's, father of the said Joan, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pyry, sen., and Thomas Budde, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Bomel, Robert Mose, John Pury, jun., Robert Bertram, and others. Dorchester, 3rd October, 7 Henry V. [1419]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 322.)
321.
Charter of Robert Bertram, and Alice, his wife.

Robert Baker and Richard Bertlot, clerk, executors of the will of Alienor, late wife of the said Robert [Baker, alias Grenelyf], and formerly wife of William Ayssh, grant to Robert Bertram, and Alice, his wife, and the heirs of Robert, their burgage with curtilage on the south side of East Street, Dor chester, between the burgage of the said Robert Bertram on the east and that late of Walter Roume on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Pury, sen., and Thomas Budde, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, Reginald Jacob, John Bomell, Robert Mose, Thomas Baker, and others. Dorchester, penultimate day of October, 7 Henry V. [141 9]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. will 268.)
322.
Charter of William Bullok and Joan, his wife.

John Jurdan and Robert Baker grant to William Bullok and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of their bodies lawfully begotten, the two burgages named in No. 320. In default of such heirs, to remain to the right heirs of the said Joan. Witnesses, John Pury, sen., and Thomas Budde, then Bailiffs, John Bomell, Reginald Jacob, Robert Mose, John Pury, jun., Robert Bertram, and others. Dorchester, 2nd November, 7 Henry V. [1419]. lyivery of seisin. (Cf. 320.)
323.
Charter of Wilwam Pay and Alice, his wife.

Agnes, relict of William Nagard, of Dorchester, in her pure widowhood grants to William Pay, of Dorchester, and Alice, his wife, and their heirs in purum maritagium, for the good service of the aforesaid Alice, her tenement on the north side of Puselane, Dorchester, between tenements of William Fytheler on the west and of John Jurdan on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Pury, sen., Thomas Budde, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Robert Baker, John Pury, jun., John Bomel, Thomas Baker, and others. Dorchester, 15th December, 7 Henry V. [1419]. Livery of seisin.
324.
Charter of George Rusley and Robert Mose.

John Roger, Lord of Bryanston, grants to George Rusley and Robert Mose, of Dorchester, and their heirs, his burgage with curtilage adjacent and dovehouse in the said curtilage, which burgage lies on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenement formerly John Westpray's on the north and a place formerly the chapel of St. Rowald on the south (quondam capella Sancti Rowaldi), and the aforesaid curtilage lies between a tenement formerly John Skynner's and a tene ment formerly John Manndeware's, and extends towards the north as far as Dumelane, and towards the south as far as the arable land of les Estwallys of the said town ; to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, sen., Thomas Budde, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Wyke, Thomas Baker, John Bomel, and others. Dorchester, 3rd January, 7 Henry V. [1420]. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 126, 325, 344, 345.)
Fol. 69.
325.
Letter of Attorney.

John Roger, Lord of Bryanston, constitutes Richard Pykke and John Goulde, of Dorchester, his attorneys to deliver to George Rusley and Robert Mose, of Dorchester, seisin in the premises named in the preceding Charter. Dorchester, 3rd January, 7 Henry V. [1420]. (Cf. 126, 324, 344, 345.)
326.
Charter of John Panys.

William Fytheler grants to John Panys and his heirs two burgages with curtilage on the north side of Pyslane, Dorchester, between the barn of John Kychyn on the west and the burgage of William Person on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, sen., and Thomas Budde, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Bomell, Richard Bertram, John Gouldsmyth, Robert Bertram, John Gould, John Purye, jun., and others. Dorchester, 6th January, 7 Henry V. [1420]. Livery of seisin.
327.
Will of John Churchulle

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday, 4th March, 7 Henry V. [5420], was exhibited the will of John Chirchille, of Waddone, dated 28th October, 1418, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to John Chirchulle, my younger son and his heirs, after the decease of Margery, my wife, a burgage with curtilage adjacent, in Westret, Dorchester, between burgages of Richard Turke on the east and of John Champion on the west."
328.
Charter of John Nicholas and Margery, his wife.

John Pachet grants to John Nicholas and Margery, his wife, and the heirs of John, a burgage on the west side of North Street, between burgages of said John Nicholas on the north and of Cristina Mason on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, sen., and Thomas Budde, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, John Bomel, John Goolde, John Goldsmyth, Robert Baker, and others. Dorchester, penultimate day of March, 8 Henry V. [1420]. Iivery of seisin. (Cf. 329.)
329.
Release of John Nicholas and Margery, his wife.

Henry Skynnere releases to John Nicholas and Margery, his wife, in possession, all right to the aforenamed burgage on the east side of North Street, formerly John Pachet's. Warranty. Same witnesses, excepting J. Goldsmyth and R. Baker. Dorchester, 1st April, 8 Henry V. [1420]. (Cf. 328.)
330.
Charter of John Carter and Julian, his wife.

Cristina Mason, relict of William Mason, of Dorchester, in her pure widowhood grants to John Carter, of Dorchester, and Julian, his wife, and the heirs of John, her burgage on the east side of the North Street which leads towards Glidepatth, between the tenement of Robert Veel on the south and the burgage of the Prior of St. John of Dorchester on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pyry, sen., Thomas Budde, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Bomell, and many others. Dorchester, 8th April, 8 Henry V. [1420]. Livery of seisin.
Fol. 70.
331.
Charter of John Drake and Joan, his wife.

John Artour and Matilda, his wife, grant to John Drake of Dorchester, and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of John, their tenement on the north side of Dumelane, Dorchester, between tenements of Roger Grays on the west and of John Mason on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, sen., Thomas Budde, then Bailiffs, Robert Bakere, Reginald Jacob, Robert Mose, John Bomel, Richard Bertram, and others. Dorchester, Saturday next after the feast of St. Mark, 8 Henry V. [1420]. Livery of seisin.
332.
Release of John Jurdan, Richard Bertlot, clerk, and Robert Bakere.

Claricia, relict of John Blount, in her pure widowhood releases to John Jurdan, Richard Bertlot, clerk, and Robert Bakere, in possession, all right in a tenement on the south side of West Street, between tenements of Agnes Nagard on the west and of Reginald Jacob on the east, which was formerly John Blount's, her husband. Witnesses, John Pury, sen., and Thomas Budde, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Wyke, John Bomell, John Goldsmyth, Robert Bertram, and others. Dorchester, 6th May, 8 Henry V. [1420]. (Cf. 333.) [In No. 251 is the will of John Blount, but this tenement is not mentioned there.]
333.
Charter of Claricia, relict of John Blount.

John Jurdan, Richard Bertlot, clerk, and Robert Baker, grant to Claricia, relict of John Blount, an annual rent of 8 sh., issuing from the tenement named in the preceding release, to hold for her use, in four quarterly portions. Power of distress. Witnesses, John Pury, sen., and Thomas Budde, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Bomell, Robert Bertram, and others. Dorchester, 7th May, 8 Henry V. [1420]. (Cf. 332-)
334.
Will of Thomas Payl

To the Law Court, term of Hokkeday, held at Dorchester penultimate day of April, 8 Henry V. [1420] was exhibited the will of Thomas Paul [sic], of Dorchester, dated 1 8th May, 1419, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Joan, my wife, for her life, my tenement on the west side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenement which pertains to the house (quod iacet domui) of St. John on the south, and the tenement of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary on the north. Should she die in the lifetime of Joan, my daughter, I give the latter the reversion of the same and her heirs, but if Joan my daughter die in the lifetime of my wife, the tenement to remain to my wife and her heirs, to hold of the King in capite." Livery of seisin to Joan, wife of the testator.
335.
Will of William Ropere

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday, 6th May, 8 Henry V. [1420], was exhibited the will of William Ropere, of Dorchester, dated the Epiphany of our Lord, 1419, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Auice, my wife, and her heirs, my tenement with curtilage on the west side of South Street (vico australi regio), between tenements of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary on the one side, and of the Prior of St. John of Dorchester on the other." Livery of seisin.
336.
Will of Henry Prest, alias Webbe.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday, 19th August, 8 Henry V. [1420], was exhibited the will of Henry Prest, of Dorchester, dated Thursday next after the feast of St. Lucy, Virgin, 1419, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to William Spycer, of Dorchester, Roger Beterok, of Fordyngton, and John Cerle, of Dorchester, and their heirs, my tenement situate in a certain corner next Durnelane, opposite the toft of John Schyrewode on the east, to hold of the King in capite, to sell the same, and pay one moiety of the proceeds to Alice, my wife, and dispose of the other moiety for my soul, and the souls of my benefactors." Livery of seisin. (C/. 362, 380.)
Fol. 71.
337.
Charter of Thomas Hopekyn and Alice, his wife.

Thomas Pynet, clerk, and Robert Baker, grant to Thomas Hopekyn and Alice, his wife, late wife of William Forde, and their heirs, their burgage on the west side of South Street, Dorchester, between tenements of John Penne on the north and Thomas Wyke on the south, which the grantors lately had by the grant of the said Alice, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pury, sen., and Thomas Budde, then Bailiffs, Thomas Wyke, Reginald Jacob, Richard Bertram, John Bomell, Robert Mose, and others. Dorchester, Sunday next after All Saints' day, 7 Henry V. [1419]. [Cf. 3T9'.
Robert Bertram, John Honte, Bailiffs, 8 Henry V. [1420-21].

338.
Charter of Walter Tracy and Walter Bagge, clerks.

John Moustyr, clerk, grants to Walter Tracy and Walter Bagge, clerks, and their heirs, a burgage with curtilage on the south side of West Street, Dorchester, between tenements of Walter Gaylord on the west and of Blessed Mary of Dorchester on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Martyn, Robert Bertram, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, Richard Webbe, John Golsmyth, and others. Dorchester, Monday next after Michaelmas, 8 Henry V. [1420]. (Cf. 339, 340.)
339.
Letter of Attorney.

John Moustyr, clerk, appoints John Golsmyth, of Dorchester, his attorney to deliver seisin to Walter Bagge, clerk, and Walter Tracy, in the premises. Dorchester, Monday next after Michaelmas, 8 Henry V. [1420]. (Cf. 338, 340.)
340.
Release to Walter Tracy and Walter Bagge.

John Moustir, clerk, releases to Walter Tracy, and Walter Bagge, clerk, and their heirs, all right in the premises. Witnesses, John Martyn, Robert Bertram, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, Richard Webbe, John Goldsmyth, and others. Dorchester, Monday next after Michaelmas, 8 Henry V. [1420]. (Cf. 338. 339-)
341.
Will of William Spicer.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of the Purification B.M., 8 Henry V. [1421], was exhibited the will of William Spicer, of Dorchester, dated 10 October, 1420, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Margery, my wife, for life, my tenement on the west side of South Street, Dorchester, between tenements of John Byncumbe, clerk, on the north, and of John Bellous on the south, and after her decease to remain to Robert, my son, and heirs of his body lawfully begotten. If he die without such issue, to remain to Alice, my daughter, and her like heirs ; failing these, to remain to the heirs and assigns of Margery. Of the King in capite. Also I bequeath to Margery, my wife, and her heirs, my tenement in Melcumbe Regis, late John Smelprout's, in St. Mary's Street, on the north side of the tenement of John Rousiuale (!) , and opposite the tenement of Henry le Smyth." Livery of seisin.
Fol. 72.
342.
Charter of John Fauntleroy, Reginald Jacob, John Aubyn, and Philip Taylor

Joan Grygges in her pure widowhood grants to John Fauntleroy, Reginald Jacob, of Dorchester, John Aubyn, of Pudelehynton, and Philip Taylur, of Stratton, and their heirs, her burgage in the parish of All Saints, Dorchester, between tenements of the Prior of St. John, and of Richard Durant, in a certain corner which formerly was Walter Haselber's, her father. To hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Bertram and John Hount, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, Thomas Wyke, John Bomel, John Pury, Robert Mose, and others. Dorchester, 1 June, 9 Henry V. [1421],
343.
Will of Richard Bertram.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday in vigil of St. John Baptist, 9 Henry V. [1421], was exhibited the will of Richard Bertram, of Dorchester, dated 6 March, 1420, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Edith, my wife, and her heirs, my tenement on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of William Payl on the north and the tenement formerly Thomas Bertram's, my father, on the south, to hold of the King in capite." Livery of seisin.
344.
Charter of Richard Grene, of Chyltecombe.

Robert Mose, of Dorchester, grants to Richard Grene, of Chyltecombe, and his heirs, his burgage and curtilage. with dovehouse, in Dorchester, which burgage is on the east side of South Street, between a tenement formerly John Westpray's on the north, and a place formerly of the chapel of St. Rowald (placeam quondam capelle Sancii Rowaldi) in the south, and the curtilage lies between a tenement formerly John Skynnere's and a tenement formerly John Maundewar's, and extends northwards to Durnelane and southwards to the arable land of " les Est Wallys " of the said town, which burgage, curtilage and dovehouse he lately had by feoffment of John Roger, Lord of Bryanston, to hold of the King in capite Witnesses, Robert Bertram, and John Honte, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, Reginald Jacob, John Bomell, John Golsmyth, Thomas Baker, and others. Dorchester, Thursday next after festival of Apostles Peter and Paul, 9 Henry V. [1421]. (C/. 126, 324. 325, 345.)
345.
Release made to Richard Grene.

John Roger, Lord of Brianston, and Walter Roger, his brother, release to Richard Grene, of Chyltecumbe, and his heirs, in possession, all their right in said burgage, curtilage, and dovehouse. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Bertram, and John Honte, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, Reginald Jacob, John Bomell, and others. Dorchester, Monday next after the feast of Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 9 Henry V [1421]. (Cf. 126, 324, 325, 344.)
Fol. 73.
346.
Charter oe Joan, daughter of Robert Carter, of Wydecumbe, and Agnes, daughter of said Joan.

John Forde, mason, grants to Joan, daughter of Robert Cartere, of Wydecumbe, for her life, his burgage on the north side of Durnlane, Dorchester, between burgage of John Drake on the west, and of the Prior of St. John of the same town on the east, to hold of the King in capite, and after her death to Agnes, daughter of the said Joan, and the heirs of her body lawfully begotten, failing these, to the right heirs of the grantor. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Bertram and John Honte, then Bailiffs, John Bomell, Robert Mose, Robert Burlok, William Portland, and others. Dorchester, Thursday next after Nativity of St. John Baptist, 9 Henry V. [1421].
347.
Will of John Joose.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday in Vigil of St. John the Baptist, 9 Henry V. [1421], was exhibited the will of John Joose, of Dorchester, dated Tuesday in the morrow of St. Matthias, Apostle, 1420, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Joan, my wife, for life, my tenement on the south side of East Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of the Master of the Hospital of Mayne, on the west, and the cemetery of the Church of All Saints on the east, rendering yearly to the Fraternity of St. Mary of the church of St. Peter, of Dorchester, 5 sh., payable quarterly, and accustomed dues to the King in capite. After her death to remain to Philip Sprak, clerk, and William Baker, of Dorchester, and their heirs, to sell and dispose of the same for the welfare of my soul, and of those for whom I am bound." Livery of seisin to Joan, Philip and William. (Cf. 171, 175, 178.)
348.
Will of Stephen Helier.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday, 2nd June, 9 Henry V. [1421], was exhibited the will of Stephen Helyer, of Dorchester, dated 8 September, 1420, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Amicia, my wife, for ever, my burgage in South Street, Dorchester, between tenements of John Gower on the south, and of John Hart on the north." Livery of seisin.
349.
Will of John Goldsmyth.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday, 13th October, 9 Henry V. [1421], was exhibited the will of John Goldsmyth, of Dorchester, dated 2nd August, 1421, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Emmota, my daughter, and her heirs, my tenement with curtilage on the west side of a lane which leads from High West Street to the North Gate, between my tenement on the north and that of Thomas Crimelforde on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Also I bequeath to Edith, my wife, and her heirs, my other tenement in the said lane, between my tenement before bequeathed on the south, and that of John Jurdan on the north, to hold of the King in capite." Livery of seisin to Emmota and Edith. (C/. 373, 377.)
350.
Charter of John Hurneman.

John Lange, glovere, of Cerne, grants to John Hurneman and his heirs his burgage on the south side of Durnelane in Dorchester, between tenements of Joan Bedeforde on the east and of John Rumbel on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pyri, sen., and Thomas Budde, Bailiffs, John Jurdan, Reginald Jacob, Robert Baker, John Bomel, Robert Mose, and others. Dorchester, 4 October, 7 Henry V. [1419]. (Cf. 351.)
Fol. 74. Robert Mose, Thomas Bayly Bailiffs, 9 Henry V. [1421-22].

351.
Letter of Attorney of aforesaid Charter.

John Lange, glovere, of Cerne, constitutes John Phelpot, tannere, of Cerne, his attorney, to put John Hurneman in possession of the premises. Cerne, Sunday next after Michaelmas, 7 Henry V. [1419]. (Cf. 350.)
352.
Will of Richard Turke.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday, 24th March, 10 Henry V [1422], was exhibited the will of Richard Turke, of Dorchester, dated 1420, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Cristina, my wife, and her heirs, a place of land in Dorchester, opposite the croft of the Prior of St. John of Dorchester, between a place formerly of John Lyps on the west, and a place of William Jurdan, to hold of the King in capite." Livery of seisin. Cf. 127, 355.)
353.
Charter of Richard, son of Walter Tannere.

Roger Rede, of Fordyngton, and Joan, his wife, formerly wife of Walter Tannere, of Dorchester, grant to Richard, son and heir of the said Walter and Joan, and his heirs, a burgage with curtilage on the north side of Durnelane, Dorchester, between burgages of Nicholas Coker on the west, and of John Shudde on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Mose and Thomas Baylli, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Bomell, John Pury, Thomas Baker, Robert Bertram, and others. Dorchester, 23rd March, 10 Henry V. [1422].
354.
Charter of John Pury.

John Jurdan, of Wolueton, grants to John Pury and his heirs, his burgage with curtilage on the north side of Ilnenlane, Dorchester, between his burgage (late of John Jurdan, his father) on the west, and that of the said John Pury on the east, which he had by feoffment of Agnes Nagard. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Mose and Thomas Bailli, Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Bomell, Robert Bertram, Thomas Baker, Thomas Budde, and others. Dorchester, 11th May, 10 Henry V. [1422].
355.
Charter of John Dyluerton.

Cristina Turke in her pure widowhood grants to John Dyluerton and his heirs a place of land in Dorchester, between a place formerly John Lyps' on the west, and a place late of William Jurdan on the east, which place she had by the bequest of Richard Turk, her husband, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Mose and Thomas Bailly, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Wyke, Thomas Budde, John Jurdan, and many others. Dorchester, 3rd March, 10 Henry V. [1422 ?]. (C/. 127, 352.)
Fol. 75.
356.
Seisin of Scolastica, wife of Burloc.

To the Court at Hock-tyde, Dorchester, 10 Henry V. [1422], Scolastica, late wife and executrix of the will of Robert Burloc, of the same, came before Robert Mose and Thomas Westhalle, then Bailiffs, and prayed to be admitted by them and seised in a burgage late the said Robert's, her husband, on the north side of Durnelane, between burgages of John Carpynter on the west and of John Drue on the east, to hold to herself and the heirs of Robert Burloc of the King in capite. Livery of seisin. In witness, Robert Mose and Thomas Westhalle, Bailiffs, have affixed their seal of office, in presence of Reginald Jacob, John Bomell, John Honte, John Pury, John Thurstoyn , and others. (C/. 102, 387.)
357.
Charter of Robert Chilcomb and Avice, his wife.

Geoffrey Mose grants to Robert Chilcombe and Avice, his wife, and their heirs, his tenement with curtilage on the west side of South Street, Dorchester, between tenements of the Prior of St. John on the south, and of John Ker' on the north, to hold of the King in capite, on condition that the said Robert and Avice and their heirs shall pay the said Geoffrey etc., 10, in payments of 10 sh. at Michaelmas and Easter, beginning at Michaelmas next. Power of re-entry, if in default. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Mose and Thomas Bayly, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Pury, John Bomell, Thomas Budde, Robert Bertram, and others. Dorchester, 2nd May, 10 Henry V. [1422].
358.
Will of Walter Codmour.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday, 2nd March, 9 Henry V. [1422], was exhibited the will of Walter Codmour, of Dorchester, dated 1420, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Edith, my wife, and to Thomas Budde, of Dorchester, and their heirs, my tenement on the north side of East Street, between tenements of the Prior of Mayne on the west and of the Prior of St. John of Dorchester on the east." Livery of seisin to Edith and Thomas of a moiety of the said tenement. (C/. 94, 359-)
359.
Record for Adam Tyrel

To the Court, Dorchester, Monday, 4th May, 10 Henry V. [1422], came Adam Tyrel and shewed a certain record of the last will of Walter Codmour in these words : " Memorandum that on Friday, 4 May, 1421, 9 Henry V., Walter Codemour, alias dictus Walysch, of Dorchester, declared his last will ... in presence of Robert Bertram, one of the Bailiffs, Richard Brans, John Vogke, and William Hykkes, burgesses, in the following form, I bequeath a moiety of my burgage, in which I dwell, on the north side of East Street, Dorchester, to Edith, my wife, and her heirs, and the other moiety to Adam Tyrell and Edith, his wife, my daughter, and their heirs, to hold of the King in capite." In witness of the premises we, the said Robert, Richard, John and William, intuitu caritatis, at the request of the said Adam and Edith, have affixed our seals to these presents, and because our seals are unknown to many we have procured to be affixed the seal of the official of the Archdeacon of Dorset in full chapter held at Westauorde [West Stafford], i8th February, the year aforesaid. " Virtute hujus facti," but no more is added. (C/. 94, 358.)
360.
Charter of John Artour and John Don.

William Bastard grants to John Artour and John Don, and their heirs, his burgage on the north side of West Street, between tenements of John Jurdan on the east and William Hore on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Mose and Thomas Bayli, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Wyke, John Pyry, Thomas Budde, John Bomel, and others. Dorchester, 6 September, 10 Henry V. [1422]. (The King died 31st August, but the news had not reached Dorchester on 6th September, when the Charter was made.)
Fol. 76. John Bomel, William Taylor Bailiffs, I Henry VI [1422-3].

361.
Charter of Henry Brice.

Richard Wedone grants to Henry Brice and his heirs his burgage on the east side of Frerenelane, Dorchester, between tenements of Thomas Tannere, of Cerne, on the north, and of Robert Baker on the south, which he lately had by bequest of John Wedon, his father, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Pyri, sen., and Thomas Budde, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Robert Baker, Robert Mose, John Pyry, jun., John Bomel, and others. Dorchester, I2th May, 8 Henry V. [1420]. (Cf. 68.)
362.
Charter of Thomas Budde and John Merchant, clerk.

Roger Beterok, of Fordyngton, and John Cerle, of Dorchester, grant to Thomas Budde, of Dorchester, and John Merchant, clerk, of the same, and their heirs, their tenement situate in a certain corner next Durnelane, Dorchester, opposite the toft of John Schyrewode on the east, which tenement they lately had by bequest of Henry Prest, alias dictus Webbe, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Bomell and William Taylour, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Robert Mose, Thomas Wyke, Thomas Baker, John Pyry, and others. Dorchester, 9th November, 1 Henry VI. [1422]. (Cf. 336, 380.)
363.
Charter of John Bysschup.

Joan Foulis, of Stratton, grants to John Bysscup, of Dorchester, and his heirs, her tenement on the south side of West Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of the Abbot of Bynedon on the east and that late Richard Dure's on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Bomel and William Taylour, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Wyke, Robert Mose, John Pyry, Thomas Baker, and others. Dorchester, Monday next after Epiphany, 1 Henry VI. [1423]. (Cf. 157.)
364.
Will of Robert Grenelyf, alias Baker, of Dorchester.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday, 4th August, 9 Henry V. [1421], was exhibited the will of Robert Greynelif, alias Baker, of Dorchester, dated 4th March, 1420, 8 Henry V., containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to John Morton, clerk, John Jurdan, of Wolueton, and Robert Mose, and their heirs, all lands, tenements, etc., in Dorchester, and Melcumbe Regis, to hold of the King in capite. Also I bequeath to the same three silver cups with their covers, of my better cups, viz., to each of them one cup with cover, and their value to be distributed to the poor for my soul and the souls of my wives ; and all the aforesaid lands, etc., to be sold; and the proceeds to be distributed to the poor as well for my soul and the souls of my father and mother, as for the souls of Elianor lately my wife, and of my other wives, and of all my benefactors." Livery of seisin. (Cf. lo, 366, 367, 369, 417, 420.)
365.
Will of John Knyght.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday, 15th February I Henry VI. [1423], was exhibited the will of John Knyght of Dorchester, dated 26th September, 1422, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Joan, my wife, and her heirs, my burgage on the south side of the King's High Street, between burgages of Alice Knyt on the west and of Walter Kyng on the east." Livery of seisin. (C/. 223, 368.)
366.
Charter of John Artour and Matilda, his wife.

Richard Bertlot, clerk, John Morton, clerk, John Jurdan, of Wolueton, and Robert Mose, of Dorchester, have granted to John Artour, of Dorchester, and Matilda, his wife, and their heirs, their tenement on the south side of West Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of Richard Byrell on the east and that of the said John Artour on the west, in which the said John Artour now dwells, and formerly was John Grenlyf's, baker, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Bomell and William Taylour, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Pury, Thomas Budde, Thomas Wyke, John Martyn, William Spyney, and many others. Dorchester, Monday next before the Purification of Blessed Mary, 1 Henry VI. [1423]. (Cf. 10, II, 364, 367, 419.)
Fol.77.
367.
Charter of John Artour and Matilda, his wife.

John Morton, clerk, John Jurdan, of Wolueton, and Robert Mose, of Dorchester, grant to John Artour, of Dorchester, baker, and Matilda, his wife, and their heirs, their two acres of arable land as they lie in " les West Walls " of Dorchester, of which one acre lies between the land of the Chantry of John Seward (terrain Cantarie Johannis Seward) on the west, and that of the Rector of Holy Trinity of Dorchester on the east, and extends in length from north to south, and one half-acre lies between land of Thomas Fary[n]gdon on the east and land of the said Rector on the west, and extends in length from north to south, and another half-acre lies between land of Thomas Faryngdou on the north, and land late of John Iwe on the south, and extends in length from east to west, and were formerly Robert Grenlyf 's, of Dorchester, baker, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Bomell and William Taylour, then Bailiffs, Thomas Wyke, Reginald Jacob, John Pury, Thomas Budde, John Martyn, and many others. Dorchester, Monday next after the Purification Blessed Mary, 1 Henry VI. [1423]. (Cf. 364, 366.)
368.
Will of John Knyght, of Dorchester.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday, 7th March, i Henry VI. [1423], was exhibited the will of John Knyght, of Dorchester, dated 26th September, 1422, containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Joan, my wife, and her heirs, my burgage on the south side of High East Street (alto vico regio orientali), between burgages of Alice Knyghtt on the west, and of Walter King on the east, to hold of the King in capite." Livery of seisin. (C/, 223, 365.)
369.
Charter of William Taylour and Thomas Pynet, clerk

Alice, late wife of John Jurdan, deceased, in her pure widowhood, and John Jurdan, son and heir of the said John, grant to William Taylour, of Dorchester, and Thomas Pynet, clerk, and their heirs, their tenement in Dorchester, except the farm buildings (grangia) of the said tenement, in the outer part, reserved to the said Alice for life, with free ingress and egress, situate on the west side of South Street, between the tenement of the said Alice on the south and that of John Burleg on the north, which tenement was formerly Nicholas Collings', husband of said Alice. They grant also to the said William and Thomas the reversion of a certain Dayne of land (cujusdam Dayne terre) lying at the west end of the curtilage of the said tenement, after the death of Alice, which Dayne of land Robert Sutton lately acquired to her, the said Alice, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Bomell, then Bailiff with the said William, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Budde, Robert Mose, John Pury, Thomas Wyke, John Martyn, and others. Dorchester, 5th May, 1 Henry VI. [1423]. (C/. la Dayne, 28, 212, 489, 511, 524, 592.)
Fol. 78.
370.
Charter of Richard Barbour and Joan, his wife.

William Taylour, of Dorchester, grants by indenture to Richard Barbour and Joan, his wife, and their heirs, his tenement on the west side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenement late Robert Sutton's on the north and that late Thomas Souecok's on the south, which he acquired of William Cole, helier, to hold of the King in capite, on condition ' that the said Richard and Joan pay the grantor 7 6s. 8d., in quarterly payments of 40 pence, commencing at Michaelmas next. Power of re-entry in default. Warranty. Witnesses to each part, John Bomel, then Bailiff with the said William Taylour, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Wike, Thomas Bayly, Thomas Budde, Robert Bertram, and others. Dorchester, Friday in the feast of St. Barnabas, Apostle, 1 Henry VI. [1423]. (Cf. ,239.)
371.
Feoffment of Thomas Budde, John Kychon, William Spyney and John Artour.

John Jurdan, sen., of Wolueton, and Thomas Pynot, clerk, grant to Thomas Budde, John Kychon, William Spyney and John Artour, and their heirs, their tenement with curtilage and dovehouse on the south side of West Street, Dorchester, between the tenement late Robert Baker's and now John Artour's on the west, and that of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary in the church of St. Peter, Dorchester, on the east, which they, together with William Forde, now deceased, lately had by the feoffment of William Bastard, of Dorchester, and John Frye, of Wyrdesford, and formerly was William Wyche's, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Bomell and William Taylour, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Pury, John Martyn, Thomas Baker, William Porlond, and others. Dorchester, Monday next after feast of Corpus Christi, 1 Henry VI. [1423]. (Cf. 372, 441.)
372.
Release of Thomas Budde, John Kychon, Whwam Spyney and John Artour.

Richard Beryll, of Tatton, Dorset, jentelman, releases to John Budde, John Kychon, William Spyney and John Artour in possession all right in the tenement, curtilage and dovehouse named in the preceding feoffment. Warranty. Witnesses, John Bomell and William Taillour, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Pury, John Martyn, Thomas Baker, William Portland, and others. Dorchester, Thursday next after the feast of Corpus Christi, 1 Henry VI. [1423]. (Cf. 371. 44I-)
Fol. 79.
373.
Charter of Thomas Pynet, clerk, and John Honte.

Emmota Goldsmyth, daughter of late John Goldsmyth, of Dorchester, grants to Thomas Pynet, clerk, and John Honte, of Dorchester, and their heirs, her tenement on the west side of the lane which leads from High West Street to the North Gate, between the tenement of Edith Goldsmyth, her mother, on the north and that of Thomas Crymelforde on the south, which she had by the bequest of John Goldsmyth, her father, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Bomell and William Taylour, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Wyke, Robert Mose, Thomas Budde, John Pyri, and others. Dorchester, the feast of the Nativity, B.M., 2 Henry VI. [1423]. (C/. 45, 189, 349, 377.)
374.
Charter of Thomas Wareyn, clerk, Robert Mose and William Spyney.

Thomas Bayly, of Dorchester, grants to Thomas Wareyn, parson of the parish church of Holy Trinity there, Robert Mose, and William Spyney, and their heirs, his burgage on the north side of West Street, Dorchester, between burgages of John Don and Thomas Archour, which he formerly had by grant of William Ayssh, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Bomell and William Taylour, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Wyke, Robert Bertram, John Pury, John Honte, and others. Dorchester, Saturday next before the feast of St. Matthew, Apostle, 2 Henry VI. [1423]. (Cf. 378.)
375.
Charter of John Merchaunt, Thomas Pynot, clerk Robert Mose and William Hikkes.

Alice Crauels, of Dorchester, in her pure widowhood grants to John Merchaunt, Thomas Pynot, clerks, Robert Mose and William Hykkes, and their heirs, all her lands, tenements, etc., in Dorchester, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Bertram and John Hount, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, Reginald Jacob, John Bomel, Thomas Baker, John Purye, and others. Dorchester, l0th April, 9 Henry V. [1421].
376.
Charter of John Bocke, alias dictus Choude, and Joan his wife

John Bomell grants to John Bocke, alias dictus Choude, and Joan, his wife, and their heirs, his shop (vnam schoppam meam) on the west side of the High Street, Dorchester, which leads to the Friars Minors, between the shop late of Henry Brooke on the south, and another shop of the said John Bomell on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Taylour, with me Bailiff of Dorchester, Thomas Wyke, Robert Mose, Thomas Budde, John Pury, John Honte, and others. Dorchester, Saturday next after the feast of the Exaltation of Holy Cross, 2 Henry VI. [1423]. (Cf. 197, 198, 199.)
377.
Charter of Thomas Bayly and Emmota, his wife.

Thomas Pynet, clerk, and John Honte, grant to Thomas Bayly, of Dorchester, and Emmota, his wife, and their heirs, their tenement on the west side of a lane which leads from High West Street to the North Gate, between tenements of Edith Goldsmyth, mother of said Emmota, on the north, and of Thomas Crymelforde on the south, which they had by grant of the said Emmota. Warranty. Witnesses, John Bomell and William Taylour, then Bailiffs, Thomas Wyke, Robert Mose, Thomas Budde, John Pury, and others. Dorchester, Monday in the Vigil of St. Matthew, Apostle, 2 Henry VI. [1423]. (Cf. 349, 373.)
378.
Charter of Thomas Bayly and Emmota, his wife.

Thomas Wareyn, parson of the parish church of Holy Trinity of Dorchester, Robert Mose, and William Spyneye, of the same, grant to Thomas Bayly and Emmota, his wife, and their heirs, their burgage on the north side of West Street, Dorchester, between burgages of John Don and Thomas Arechor, which the grantors had of Thomas Bayly, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Bomell and William Taylour, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Wyke, Thomas Budde, John Pury, John Honte, and others. Dorchester, Monday in Vigil of St. Matthew, Apostle, 2 Henry VI. [1423]. (Cf. 374.)
Fol. 80.
379.
Charter of John Creyde, aliter dictus Kychene, and Agnes, his wife.

Thomas Budde and Richard Bertlot, chaplain, executors of the will of Emmota, late wife of William Pullar, grant to John Creyde, otherwise Kychene, of Dorchester, baker, and Agnes, his wife, and their heirs, a tenement in the parish of Holy Trinity, Dorchester, on the north side of West Street, between the cemetery of the said church on the east and the tenement of John Jurdan on the west, which they had with John Elisaundre, their co-executor (who had quitclaimed all right in the same) by bequest of the said Emmota, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Bomell and William Taylour, then Bailiffs, Robert Mose, Thomas Westhalle, Robert Bertram, John Pury, John Martyn, and others. Dorchester, Monday next before Michaelmas, 2 Henry VI. [1423]. (Cf. 285. 297, 298.)
380.
Charter of John Cerle and Joan, his wife.

Thomas Budde, of Dorchester, draper, and John Merchant, clerk, of the same, grant to John Cerle, of the same, " Kyuerlyt Webbe," and Joan, his wife, and their heirs, their tenement in a certain corner next Dumelane, Dorchester, lately of Henry Preest, alias dictus Webbe, opposite the toft of John Schyrewode on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Witnesses, John Bomell and William Taylor, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Wyke, Robert Mose, and others. Dorchester, Monday next before Michaelmas, 2 Henry VI. [1423]. (C/. 336, 362.)
381.
Charter of John Thursteyn.

John Bomell grants to John Thursteyn, smyth, and his heirs, his burgage on the north side of Pyselane, Dorchester, between the burgages of Walter Chyriel on the west and of Philip Taylour of Strotton on the east, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, William Taylor, then Bailiff with John Bomell, Reginald Jacob, Thomas Wyke, Robert Mose, John Purie, John Honte, and others. Dorchester, Sunday next after Michaelmas, 2 Henry VI. [1423].
382.
Charter of John Plays.

Thomas Oliuer and Alice, his wife, of Dorchester, grant to John Plays, of Sydelyng, and his heirs, a burgage called " La Pentys," in the High Street, which they had by bequest of John Skynner, of Dorchester, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Bomell, William Taylour, then Bailiffs, Reginald Jacob, John Pyry, Robert Mose, Thomas Baker, Thomas Wyke, and many others. Dorchester, Monday next after Michaelmas, 2 Henry VI. [1423]. (C/. 41, 53, 165, 388.)* The original deed is in B. 66; one seal of red wax with merchant's mark, the other gone.
Thomas Wyke, William Spyney, Bailiffs, 2 Henry VI. [1423-4].

383.
Will of Reginald Jacob.

" In the name of God, Amen. Tuesday next after the feast of the Epiphany, a.d. 1423, I Reginald Jacob, of Dorchester, make my will in this manner. First, I bequeath my soul to God and my body to holy burial ... of St. Peter of Dorchester aforesaid. Item, I bequeath to the fabric of the Cathedral Church of Sarum, I2d. Item, I bequeath to the fabric of the church of St. Peter aforesaid, I2d. Item, I bequeath to the fabric of the church of Charmynstre one sheep (bidentem). Item, I bequeath to the church or chapel of Waltereston, a sheep. Item, I bequeath to Robert, my brother, one silver cup. Item, I bequeath to John, my brother, one silver cup. Item, I bequeath to John Fauntleroy, of co. Dorset, my second best silver cup with cover and one polium [? pelvem] with laver (lavacro). Item, I bequeath to Joan, my wife, my whole tenement in Dorchester aforesaid, with dovehouse annexed, situate together at the West Gate of the same town, to have and to hold to the said Joan for the term of her life, so that after the death of the same Joan the whole of the said tenement, with dovehouse and their appurtenances, may remain to John, my bastard son, his heirs and assigns for ever. Item, I bequeath to the said Joan, my wife, all other my tenements with their appurtenances in Dorchester aforesaid, to have and to hold to the said Joan for the term of her life. Item, I bequeath to each godson of mine one sheep {ovem). Item, I bequeath to the fabric of the chapel of the Blessed Katharine of Markesewe, in com. Cornwall, one missal. The residue moreover of my goods and chattels not bequeathed I bequeath to the said Joan, my wife, to dispose and ordain of them, as shall best and most freely please her. And to execute my will in all things as is aforesaid I ordain, make and constitute the aforesaid Joan, my wife, John Fauntleroy, and John Jacob, my son, chaplain, my executors." (Cf. 431, 440.)
Fol. 81. John Frampton, Robert Bertram, Bailiffs, 3 Henry VI. [1424-5].

384.
Charter of Thomas Budde and William Spyney.

John, son and heir of John Duddill, grants to Thomas Budde and Walter Spyney, and their heirs, his burgage on the north side of West Street, Dorchester, between burgages of William Hore on the east and of John Don on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Frampton and Robert Bertram, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, Robert Mose, John Pury, Thomas Baylly, John Don, and others. Dorchester, penultimate day of April, 3 Henry VI. [1425]. (Cf. 414.)
385.
Charter of Thomas Pynet, Thomas Mose and John Purie.

Thomas Bakere grants to Thomas Pynet, clerk, Robert Mose and John Purye, and their heirs, his tenement on the south side of East Street, Dorchester, between tenements of the Abbot of Byndon on the east, and of John Shirborne on the west, to hold of the King and his heirs. Witnesses, John Frampton and Robert Bertram, then Baliffs, Thomas Wyke, Thomas Baylli, John Honte, Thomas Budde, John Belhous, and others. Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of St. George, Martyr, 3 Henry VI. [1425]. (C/. no, III. 401, 436-8, 463-4.)
386.
Will of John Bysshop.

" In the name of God, Amen. 2 Sept., 1424, I John Bysshopp, of Fordyngton, of sound mind and memory, make my will in this manner. First, etc. Item, I bequeath to Joan, my wife, for life my tenement on the south side of West Street, Dorchester, and on her death to revert to my next heirs, to hold of the King in capite." The present will was approved in full Court, Monday next after the feast of Translation of St. Thomas, Martyr, 3 Henry VI. [1424], and livery of seisin was made to Joan, the relict and executrix. Sealed by the seal of office of the Bailiffs, John Frampton and Robert Bertram.
John Frampton, Robert Bertram, Bailiffs, 3 Henry VI [1424-5]

387.
Will of Scolastica, relict of Robert Burlok, of Dorchester.

" In the name of God, Amen. 16 March, 1424, I Scolastica, late wife of Robert Burlok, of Dorchester. In primis, I bequeath my soul to God, etc. Item, I bequeath to John Sabston, husband of Joan, my daughter, and their heirs, the burgage which I lately had by the bequest of Robert Burlok, my husband, lying in Durnelane, Dorchester, between burgages of John Diluerton on the east and of John Forbour on the west, to hold of the King in capite" This will was approved in full Court, 18 June, 3 Henry VI. [1425], before John Frampton and Robert Bertram, Bailiffs, and sealed by their seal of office. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 102, 356.)
388.
Will of Alice, relict of Thomas Oliuer (i.e. Oliver).

" In the name, etc. 6 May, 1425, I, Alice, wife of Thomas Oliuer, of Dorchester, late wife of John Skynnere, of the same, bequeath to the said Thomas my place in Dorchester called la Peyntys, situate in a certain corner opposite the corner of the Abbot and Convent of Cerne, on the south of the High Street, containing in length 26 feet, and in breadth 8 feet. Also I bequeath to the said Thomas Oliuer, my husband, and his heirs, my burgage with curtilage on the south side of the lane which leads from South Street towards Durnegate, and next the burgage of the Prior and Convent of Christ Church on the west, to hold of the King in capite." Approved in full Court, Monday next after the feast of the Translation of St. Thomas, Martyr, 3 Henry VI. [1424], before John Frampton and Robert Bertram, Bailiffs, and sealed with their seal of office. Livery of seisin. (Cf. 41, 53, 165, 382.)
389.
Charter of Henry Bryoz.

Sarah, late wife of Roger Cras, daughter and heir of Thomas Bakhammulle, and Philippa, his wife, in her pure widowhood grants to Henry Brioz and his heirs her tenement on the north side of Durnelane, Dorchester, between the tenement formerly John Pensent's, but now John Drake's, on the east, and a lane called Glidelane on the west, with all other her lands and tenements in Dorchester, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Mose and Thomas Westhalle, then Bailiffs, Thomas Wike, John Honte, Richard Brewes, William Taylour, William Portland, and others. Dorchester, Wednesday next before feast of St. Matthias, Apostle, 9 Henry V. [1422].
Fol. 82.
390.
Writing of John Gouytz.

John Jacob, citizen and brewer (pandoxator) of London, reciting that Reginald Jacob has lately bequeathed to him a messuage, curtilage and dovehouse in Dorchester, all which John Gouytz, of Winterborne Assheton, Dorset, on Monday next after the feast of St. Bartholomew, Apostle, 3 Henry VI. recovered against him and Joan, late wife of the said Reginald, by brief of novel disseisin, prosecuted before John Frampton and Robert Bertram, Bailiffs, in the Court of the said town, releases to John Goytz and his heirs all right in the premises. Warranty. Witnesses, John Frampton and Robert Bertram, Bailiffs, Robert Remston, Thomas Faryngdon, Robert Mose, Thomas Westhalle, John Purye, William Taylour, John Honte, and others. Dorchester, Thursday next after the feast of St. Bartholomew, Apostle, 3 Henry VI. [1425].
391.
Will of Alice Jurdan.

" In the name, etc. 20 March, 1424, I, Alice Jurdane, bequeath to John Jurdan, my son, and his heirs, two tofts situate on the west side of South Street, Dorchester, one lying next the tenement of William Tayllour, the other next that of Thomas Godfray, to hold of the King in capite." Approved in full Court, Monday next after the feast of the Translation of St. John {?), Martyr, 3 Henry VI., before John Frampton and Robert Bertram, Bailiffs, and sealed with their seal of office. Livery of seisin.
John Martyn, Peter Mallyng, Bailiffs, 4 Henry VI. [1425-6]

392.
Charter of John Welles, Vicar of Fordyngton.

John Preste, alias dictus Webbe, Burgess of Dorchester, and Matilda, his wife, grant to John Welles, Perpetual Vicar of the church of Fordyngton, and his heirs, a tenement with curtilage adjoining, on the west side of South Street, Dorchester, between tenements late Edward Goulde's on the north and late William Forde's on the south. They also grant the said John all their goods and chattels, moveable and immoveable, within the said Borough. Warranty. Witnesses, Thomas Wike, William Spyney, then Bailiffs, John Pury, Robert Mose, Robert Bertram, John Martyne, Thomas Bodde, and others. Dorchester, Thursday next before the feast of the Translation of St. Thomas of Canterbury, 2 Henry VI. [1423]. (cf. 393.)
393.
Acknowledgment of John Welles, Vicar of Fordyngton.

To the Court, Dorchester, Monday next before the feast of All Saints, 4 Henry VI. [1425], came John Preste and Matilda, his wife, before John Hunte and Peter Skyner, Bailiffs, and John Jurdan, Steward, and many other Burgesses, and acknowledged the tenement on the west side of South Street, between burgages of the Master of St. John of Dorchester on the north, and of Thomas Hopekyns on the south, to be the right of John Welles, clerk, which he had by their grant to hold to him and his heirs of the King. Warranty. And for this acknowledgment and warranty John Welles gave the said John and Matilda 27. Sealed with the Bailiff's seal of office. (Cf. 392.)
394.
Charter of Robert Veel.

William Rouke, clerk, grants to Robert Veel, of Frome Whitefeld, and Alice, his wife, and the heirs of Robert, all his burgages, lands and tenements in Dorchester, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Witnesses, Peter Skynner, John Martyn, then Bailiffs, Thomas Bailly, Thomas Budde, John Artour, Robert Ayssh, John Purye, and others. Dorchester, Friday in feast of Conversion of St. Paul, 4 Henry VI. [1426].
Fol. 83.
395.
Charter of Robert Mose.

Nicholas Pury, John Pury, John Thursteyn and William Portland grant to Robert Mose and his heirs their tenement on the west side of South Street, between tenements of Richard Brewes on the south, and of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary in a corner, on the north, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Thomas Wyke and William Spyny, then Bailiffs, John Jurdan, Robert Bertram, John Martyn, Thomas Bailly, Robert Childecombe, and others. Dorchester, Monday next before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 2 Henry VI. [1424].
396.
Charter of Thomas Faryngdon, Robert Tredosa, John Chyuerell akd John Whythydd, clerk.

John Mourton, clerk, John Jurdan, of Wolueton, and Robert Mose, executors of the will of Robert Greynlyf, aliter dicius Baker, of Dorchester, grant to Thomas Faryngdon, Robert Tredosa, John Chynerell and John Whythydde, clerk, and their heirs, their burgage on the east side of Market Street (in vico mercato) between burgages late of Joan Prentes on the south, and late of Robert Crokker on the north, which the grantors lately had by Will of said Robert Greynlyf. Witnesses, John Hunt and Peter Skynnere, alias dictus Mallyng, then Bailiffs, Robert Bertram, John Pury, William Spyney, William Foulere, Thomas Budde, and many others. Dorchester, Saturday, 19th January, 4 Henry VI. [1426].
397.
Release of Robert Mose.

John Govyzt, cousin and heir of Robert Martyn, Knight, reciting that Robert Mose, of Dorchester, and Joan, his wife, have and hold to them, and the heirs of Robert Mose, a tenement with curtilage in Dorchester, formerly William Gay's, of Fordyngton, on the east side of South Street, between a tenement formerly William Adam's on the south, and that of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary on the north, releases to said Robert Mose, etc., all right in the premises. Witnesses, John Neburgh with John Frampton and Robert Bertram, Bailiffs, John Neburgh, jun., Henry Govyzt, Thomas Faryngdon, Robert Tredos, Robert Veel, John Jurdan, and others. Dorchester, Monday next after the Nativity B.V. Mary, 4 Henry VI. [1425].
398.
Will of Williama, relict of Richard London of Dorchester.

" In the name, etc. Friday next after the Sunday on which is sung ' Quasi modo geniti,' 1425, I, Williama London, wife of Richard London, fisherman (piscaior), of Dorchester, . . . bequeath to Richard, my husband, for life, my house on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of the Chantry of Blessed Mary, of St. Peter, on the north, and that of William Portland on the south, and then to remain to Richard Newman, of Preston, and his heirs." Approved in full Court, 15th April, 4 Henry VI. [1426] before John Martyn and Peter Mallyng, Bailiffs, and sealed with their seal of oflfice. Livery of seisin.
399.
Charter of Laurence Chamberlyn and Edith (sic), his wife

John Jurdan, of Wolueton, grants by indenture to Laurence Chamberleyn and Elena (sic), his wife, and their heirs, his burgage on the north side of West Street, which he lately had by feoffment of Richard Berill, between tenements of William Crymelforde on the east and of William Bastard on the west, to hold of the King in capite, on condition that the grantees pay 8, in quarterly payments of 3s. 4d. each for 12 years. Power of re-entry. Warranty. Witnesses, Thomas Wyke and William Spyney, then Bailiffs, John Frampton, Robert Bertram, Thomas Budde, and others. Dorchester, ist May, 2 Henry VI. [1424].
400.
Charter of Robert Mose and Joan, his wife.

John Gouytz and Robert Veel, executors of the will of John Sywerd, sen., grant to Robert Mose and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of Robert, a burgage on the south side of West Street, called Heyestret (in occidentali vico vocato Heyestret), between burgages of the said Robert Mose on the east and of Robert Cokeman, of Waymouth, on the west, which, together with Robert Belle, clerk, now deceased, they lately had by bequest of the said John Syward, to hold of the King. Witnesses, John Frampton and Robert Bertram, then Bailiffs, Thomas Wyke, John Honte, Thomas Budde, John Belhous, Walter Chyriell, and others. Dorchester, Saturday next after the feast of St. Matthias, Apostle, 3 Henry VI. [1425], (C/. 41.)


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