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Dorchester

Transcriptions of Wills and Charters from 1500-1652

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
They have been entered in charter number order which is in approximate date order but not exclusively

Analysis of Documents enrolled in the Dorchester Domesday
This file contains a listing of Charter numbers 551-712

Fol. [115] 104.
551.
Will of John Martyn, made to Joan, his wife.

" In the Name, etc., 17th September, 1500, I, John Martyn, of Dorchester, bequeath . . . my body to be buried in the church of Holy Trinity, Dorchester, ante qu . . . [margin cut off] there. To the Cathedral Church of Sarum 6d. To the Rector of the aforesaid church for a trentale, 2s. 6d. To the Friars Minors of Dorchester, 3s. 4d. To Joan, my wife, and her heirs, a burgage and shop annexed, situate between the inn called le New Inne on the east, and the church of Holy Trinity on the west, to hold of the chief lord of the fee. (No. 477.) Residue of my goods to the said Joan, whom I make my executrix to dispose of them for my soul. Witnesses, Sir John Apparr', my curate. Sir John Knylle, Nicholas Heyr[en] (see No. 559), Sir Robert Gaskyn, William Byrche, and others, witnesses by me specially called and requested."

Probate of the aforesaid Will
Proved at the Court at Dorchester, Monday, 25th January, 16 Henry VII. [1501], before Robert Polyn and Alexander Browne, Bailiffs. Livery of seisin. Sealed by the Bailiffs.
552.
Charter of Joan Dyer, made to John Frenche and Alioner his wife

Joan Dyer, late wife of John Dier, in her pure widowhood grants to John Frenche and Elioner, his wife, and their heirs, her burgage on the west side of High South Street, between the burgage of the Prior of St. John of Dorchester on the north and that of Andrew Golde on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Wylyams, Robert Polyn, Bailiffs, William Martyn, Esq., Steward, John Hobell, John Hulle, Henry Wulfe, Robert Barbet, Henry Snellyng, Robert Whyte, and many others. Dorchester, 2nd October, 5 Henry VII. [1489]. (Cf. 553-5-) The margin of this leaf is much cut away.
Fol. 105 [really the verso of the present leaf].
553.
Letter of Attorney of Joan Dyer, made to John Frenche, and Alioner his wife

Joan Dyer, widow of John Dier, constitutes Thomas Snellyng and William Storche her attorneys, to deliver seisin in the aforesaid burgage to John Frenche and Alioner. Dorchester, 2nd October, 5 Henry VII. [1489]. (Cf. 552, 554-5.)
554.
Charter of John Frenche, sen., made to Joan Stanley, widow

John Frenche, of Dorchester, grants to Joan Stanley, widow, for her life his burgage with curtilage adjacent conveyed in the preceding charter, provided that after the death of John French, jun., son and heir of said John French, sen., the said burgage with curtilage remain to said Joan Stanley, widow, and her heirs for ever, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty, Whitnesses, Robert Barbett and William Persons, Bailiffs, and many others. l0th April, 14 Henry VII. [1499]. (Cf. 52-3. 555-)
555.
Letter of Attorney of John Frenche, made to Joan Stanley, widow.

John Frenche, of Dorchester, sen., constitutes Thomas Snellying and Edward Byrche his attorneys to deliver seisin in the aforesaid burgage to Joan Stanley, widow. l0th April, 4 Henry VII. [1499]. (Cf. 552-4.)
Fol. [116] 106.
556.
Will of William Stanley.

" In the Name, etc., 7th August, 1501, I, William Stanley, bequeath . . . my body to be buried in the cemetery of All Saints church of Wynterborne Waste. To the fabric of the church of Sarum 6d. To the church of All Saints of Wynterorne Waste, three sheep. To John Stanley, my son, and his heirs, my house in West Street, Dorchester. If John should die before his mother, then I will that Cecilia, my wife, have the said house for her life, and after her decease to remain to William Bonde and Lucy, his wife, and their heirs. Residue of all my goods to Cecilia, my wife, and John Stanley, my son, whom I make my executors, to dispose of them for the welfare of my soul. William Bonde to be overseer, and to have eight sheep for his labour. Dated at Wynterborne Wast. Witnesses, Thomas Samwyse, Edward Pytte, John Bartelett, and many others."

Probate of the aforesaid Will
Proved at the Court at Dorchester, Monday after the feast of St. Katherine, 17 Henry VII. [1501], before Robert Aden and William Byrche, Bailiffs. Livery of seisin to said Cecilia.
557.
Will of Roger Arture.

" In the Name, etc., 16th April, 1483, I, Roger Arture, bequeath . . . my body to be buried in the cemetery of Holy Trinity, Dorchester. To the fabric of the church of ... . 12d. To the Fraternity of B.M.V. in the church of St. Peter of Dorchester 3s. 4d. To Sir Thomas, curate of the church of Holy Trinity, to pray for my soul 20d. To Agnes, my wife, and her heirs, my burgage I dwell in, and all other burgages, etc., in Dorchester, to hold of the King in capite. Residue of my goods to Agnes, my wife, to dispose of them for the welfare of my soul. I appoint her executrix, and John Hobell and William Clapcote, overseers. Witnesses, Master Richard Hyll , Rector of Holy Trinity, Sir Peter Myller, Perpetual Vicar of the parish church of Abuttisbery, Sir Thomas Clyffe, Sir Robert Brincknoll, John Hobell, and many others."Fol. 106.
558.
Charter of Thomas Gawler and Emma, his wife, made to William Stone and Julian, his wife.

Thomas Gawler and Emma, his wife, grant to William Stone and Julian, his wife, and their heirs, two burgages with curtilage, built in the Borough of Dorchester on the south side of the High Street, between the burgage of Richard Hayren on the east and that of Edmund Dier on the west, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John Wylyams, sen., and Richard Haywarde, Bailiffs, Robert Aden, William Birche, constables, John Hobell, Robert Polayn, Alexander Browne, and many others. Dorchester, 4th April, 18 Henry VII. [1503]. (Cf. 559.)
559.
Letter of Attorney upon the aforesaid Charter.

Thomas Gawler and Emma, his wife, constitute Nicholas Hayren and Thomas Snellyng their attorneys to deliver seisin in the aforesaid two burgages to William Stone and Julian, his wife. Dorchester, 4th April, 18 Henry VII. [1503]. (Cf 558.)
560.
Charter of Robert Moreye, Chaplain, and John Pasco, Steward of Blessed Mary in church of St. Peter of Dorchester, made to William Watts and Agnes, his wife.

Robert Moreye, chaplain, and John Pasco, stewards or wardens of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary in the church of St. Peter, Dorchester, with the consent of all their confratres of the said Fraternity, grant for them and their successors of the aforesaid Fraternity to William Symond, alias didus William Wattys, and Agnes, his wife, and their heirs, their burgage with curtilage on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of the Abbot of Abbottisbery on the north and that of Alice Drayton on the south, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Sealed with their seal of office (sigillwm nostrum officii senescallorum sive Custodum Fraternitatis predide). Also with the official seal of the Bailiffs of the Borough. Witnesses, John Saunders and Richard Toyly, Bailiffs, Robert Grene, Walter Grene, John Dier, Thomas Wilton, Roger Artur, Richard Aylemer, John Baron, and others. 28th March, 3 Edward IV. [1463]. (Cf. 561-3-)
Fol. [117] 107.
561.
Charter of Walter Wattys, made to John Stanlay and Joan, his wife.

Walter Wattys, son and heir of William Wattys, of Chesylborn (i.e. Chesselborne) , grants to John Stanlay and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of John, his burgage with garden adjoining on the east side of South Street, between the burgage of the Abbot and Convent of Abottisbery on the north and that late Alice Drayton's on the south, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Witnesses, John Wyllyams and Robert Polyn, Bailiffs, John H , John Hulle, Henry Wulfe, and many others. Dorchester, the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 4 Henry VII. [1489]. (Cf. 560, 562-3.)
562.
Release of Walter Wattys, made to John Stanlay and Joan, his wife.

Walter Watts aforesaid releases to John Stanlaye and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of John, all right in the said burgage with garden. Feast of the Apostles Peter and Paul, 4 Henry VII. [1489]. (Cf. 560-1, 563.)
Fol. 107 [really the verso of the present folio].
563.
Letter of Attorney of Walter Wattys, made to John Stanlay and Joan, his wife.

Walter Wattys constitutes John Draper and William Storche, of Dorchester, his attorneys to deliver seisin in the aforesaid burgage with garden to John Stanlay and Joan, his wife. The day, year and place aforesaid. (Cf. 560-2).
564.
Charter of John Howell made to John Wymbolde and Joan, his wife.

John Howell, of Sarum, Wilts, grants to John Wymbolde, of Dorchester, and Joan, his wife, and their heirs, his tenement or burgage with curtilage on the west side of South Street, between the burgage late John Heyre's on the north and that of Blessed Mary on the south, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Robert Pullane [Polyn in original], and Alexander Broun, Bailiffs, John Hobell, John Williams, John Boyte, William Byrche, Richard Haywarde, Geoffrey Ferman, Robert Aden, and many others. Dorchester, 17th July, 16 Henry VII. [1501]. (Cf. 565.)

The original of this deed still exists among the Town Records, with small seal of red wax attached (broken), bearing the letter " h." It is endorsed " Irro' in Domysday cvij filio [sic) in Anno rr'i Henr' septimi vicesimo." " B 4 " in Mr. Moule's Calendar.
Fol. [118] 108. Robert Barbet, John Williams junior, Bailiffs, 16 Henry VII. [1500-1]

565.
Letter of Attorney of John Howell, of Sarum, made to John Wymbold and Joan, his wife.

John Howell constitutes Thomas Snellynge and Edward Byrche his attorneys, to deliver seisin in the aforesaid burgage with curtilage to John Wymbolde and Joan, his wife, and their heirs. Dorchester, 17th July, 16 Henry VII. [1501]. (Cf. 564)
The original of this Letter of Attorney (No. 565) still exists among the Town Records. It bears a small seal of red wax, obliterated, and is endorsed, " Irro' in Domysday folio cviij Anno rr'i Henrici Septimi vicesimo." (" B 3 " in Mr. Moule's Calendar.)
566.
Charter of John Pascowe, made to Whliam Hyll, and Isabel, his wife.

Master John Pascowe, Rector of the parish church of Warmwell, Dorset, son and executor of the will of John Pascowe, grants to William Hyll and Isabel, his wife, and their heirs, his burgage on the south side of High Street, opposite les Fysheshamelles, between a burgage of the said town on the west and the tenement of St. John on the east, which burgage he had by grant of said John Pascowe, his father, in his last will, to find a chaplain celebrating and praying for the souls of the said John Pascowe, the father, and Joan, his wife, and all their parents, which will is faithfully fulfilled by a chaplain named Sir Robert Byrtnoll, a copy of which is annexed to this charter, to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, John 'Williams, sen., Richard Hayward, Bailiffs, Robert Aden, William Byrche, Constables, John Hobell, Robert Pullane, Roger Howell, Henry Snellynge, and many others. Dorchester, loth May, 18 Henry VII. [1503]- (Cf. 567-9.)
567.
Copy of the Will of John Pascowe, of Dorchester.

" In the Name, etc., the penultimate day of November, 1473, I, John Pascowe, of Dorchester, bequeath . . . my body to be buried in the church of St. Peter, Dorchester. To the church of Blessed Mary of Sarum, I2d. To the fabric of the church of St. Peter 6s. 8d. To the Fraternity of Blessed Mary of the said church 6s. 8d. To the Fraternity of the Holy Cross in the same church, two ewe sheep. To the Rector of the said church 6s. 8d. To John Pascowe, my son, and his heirs, a house on the south side of High Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of St. John on the east, and that of the town of Dorchester on the west, to find a chaplain to celebrate and pray for the said John Pascowe and Joan, his wife, and all their parents, during two years (No. 566, 568, 569.) To Robert Pascowe, my son, a house in South Street, at the end of Dumelane, between the tenement late Thomas Wilton's on the north and that of John Gayte on the south ; and further a burgage in Peselane aforesaid [sic) on the south side of that street, between the tenement of John Skynnare on the west. Residue of my goods to Sir John Pascowe, whom I appoint my executor, to dispose of them for the welfare of my soul. John Hobell and Henry Snellynge, of Dorchester, to be overseers, and to receive 6s. 8d. each for theix labour." (Cf. 511.)

Probate op the same Will. Proved at the Court at Dorchester before John Saundris and Henry Snellynge, Bailiffs, and seisin in the aforesaid burgages delivered to John and Robert. Sealed with their seal of office. Last day of July, 15 Edward IV. [1475].

There is added, in an irregular hand, " Super predictum testamentum ego Johannes Pascw clericus et Rector ecclesie parochialis de Warmwell scripci quandam cartam de burgagiis meis situatis in villa Dorcestrie quam cartam ego predictus Johannes Pascw in curia publica coram baUivis et pluribus aliis honestis viris revoco et pro nichilo reputo tempore Roberti Adyn et Roberti Pycher ballivorum tunc temporis." This is probably in the handwriting of Sir John.
Fol. [119] 109.
568.
Letter of Attorney of John Pascowe, made to William Hill and Isabel his wife

John Pascowe, Rector of Warmwell, constitutes Thomas Snellynge his attorney, to deliver seisin in his burgage opposite les Fyshamelles to William Hill and Isabel, his wife, and their heirs. l0th May, 18 Henry VII. [1503]. (Cf. 566-7, 569.)
569.
Release of John Pascowe, made to William Hyll and Isabel, his wife.

John Pascowe, Rector of Warmwell, releases to William Hyll and Isabel, Ms wife, and their heirs, all right in the aforesaid burgage, l0th May, 18 Henry VII. [1503]. (Cf. 566-8.)
570.
Charter of John Sage, made to Robert Sage.

John Sage, of Tynkylton, Dorset, grants to Robert Sage, his son, and Edith, wife of Robert, and their heirs, his burgage on the north side of East Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of Blessed Mary of St. Peter's on the west and that belonging to the parish church of All Saints of the same town on the east, to hold of the King in capite, so that [neither] the said Robert, nor anyone in his name, shall have anything of increase or rent of the said burgage during the life of John, the father, and Agnes, the wife of John. Warranty. Witnesses, William Martyn, Steward, John Boyte and Thomas Hoskyns, Bailiffs, Robert Aden and William Person, Constables, John Hobell, John Williams, William Burche, Robert Davy, of Sutton Poyntz, Richard de Hyll of Taraunt Henton, Robert Corben, of Offpedyll, Robert White, of the same, John Bakar, sen., John Bakar, jun., Thomas Chipp, of Fordyngton,, William Palmar, of Dorchester, and others. Dorchester, 24th February, 15 Henry VII. [1500]. (Cf. 514-5, 571.- 613.)
571.
Letter of Attorney of the same.

John Sage, of Tynkylton, constitutes Thomas Snellynge and Edward Byrche his attorneys, to deliver seisin in the aforesaid burgage to Robert Sage and Edith, his wife, and their heirs. Dorchester, 26th February, 15 Henry VII. [1500]. (C/. 514-5. 570. 613.)
Fol. v. William Persons, Roger Howell, Bailiffs, 2 Henry VIII. [1510-11].

572.
Charter of William Persons and Roger Howell, made to John Davy.

William Persons and Roger Howell, Bailiffs of the Borough of Dorchester, with the assent and will of the Burgesses, grant to John Davy, of Dorchester, and his heirs, their burgage on the east side of High South Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary of Dorchester on the north and that of John Pascow, clerk, on the south, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Witnesses, John Willyams, sen., William Stone, Richard Hayward, John Willyams, jun., William Palmer, Thomas Kynge, Robert Pychard, Nicholas Perham, Robert Aden, John Frenche, Robert Snellynge, Laurence Balner, Thomas Snellynge, William Hogkyns. Dorchester, 20th September, 2 Henry VIII. [1510]. (Cf. 573-)
Fol. v. Nicholas Perhame, John Aden, Burgesses, 20 Henry VIII. [1528-9].

573.
Charter of John Davy, made to Owin Hayman.

John Davy grants to Owin Hayman, and his heirs, his burgage on the east side of High South Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary of Dorchester on the north and that of Walter Pascow on the south, to hold of the chief lords of that fee. Warranty. Appointment of William Stone, jun., and John Flechar his attorneys to deliver seisin. Witnesses, Nicholas Parham and John Aden, Bailiffs, Roger Howell, and William Stone, sen., Constables, Laurence Baker, Reginald Rawlyng, Robert Jamys, John Jamys, Robert Newton, Walter Castell, William Townesend, Thomas Kyllyngford, Thomas Flowre, William Tardyff, William Palmer, Robert Snellynge, Thomas Belton, and many others. Dorchester, 10th March, 20 Henry VIII. [1529]. (Cf. 572.)
Fol. iiij.
John Jamys, William Stone, Jun bailiffs 27 Henry VIII. [1535-6].

574.

Charter of Walter Paskew, made to John Aden, of two Burgages.

Walter Paskew and Richard Paskew, his son and heir apparent, in execution of an agreement in an indenture dated 7th May, 27 Henry VIII., between them of the one part and John Aden of the other part, grant to the said John and his heirs, their two burgages lying together on the east side of High South Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of John Willyams, Esq., on the north, and that of Robert Marten, Esq., on the south, to hold of the chief lords of that fee. Warranty. Appointment of John Barry and John Davy, their attorneys, to deliver seisin. Witnesses, Thomas Trenchard, Knight, Steward of the Borough, John James and William Stone, jun., Bailiffs, Reginald Rawlyn and Robert Jamys, Constables, Roger Howell, William Stone, sen., Laurence Balner, William Palmer, sen., William Palmer, jun., John Stratford, John Corbyn, Walter Thomas, Walter Castell, Thomas Kyllyngford, Robert Snellynge, William Townesend, Owin Hayman, Robert Armyson, William Wade, and others, l0th May, 27 Henry VHI. [1535]. (Cf. 275.)
Fol. iiij.
575.
Release of aforesaid Walter and Richard, made to aforesaid John Aden, of two burgages aforesaid.

Walter Paskew and Richard Paskew, his son and heir apparent, release to John Aden and his heirs all right in the two burgages conveyed in the foregoing charter, nth May, 27 Henry VHI. [1535]. (Cf. 274.)
Fol. iiij.
576.
Arbitration of Robert Ascogh, clerk, and John Stork, upon a certain annual Rent of 5S. Payable to the Fraternity of blessed Mary.

A dispute having arisen between Thomas Hopkyn, of Dorchester, and Thomas Wilton, of Dorchester, Wardens of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary in the church of St. Peter's, of Dorchester, on the one part, and John Langton, alias didus John Saunders, of Dorchester, on the other part, concerning the right to an annual rent of 5s. which the said Wardens, as in right of the said Chantry, claimed to be issuing from a messuage of the aforewritten John, next the church of All Saints, Dorchester, and the said parties on the intervention of their friends having submitted themselves to stand to the arbitration of Robert Ascogh, clerk, and John Storke, and the said John Saunders has bound himself by his bond in 20 to the said Thomas Hopkyn to observe the decision arrived at ; the said arbitration having heard the parties and having seen their evidences, on 20th November, 32 Henry VI. [1453], at Dorchester, adjudicate that the said John Langton and his heirs pay to the said Wardens and their successors the aforesaid annual rent of 5s. Dorchester, the day and year abovewritten.
Fol. [120] 110. William Stone, sen., Walter Thomas, Bailiffs, 28 Henry VIII [1536-7]

577.
[Charter of Henry Colstone.]

William Townesende, for 20 sterling paid him by Henry Colstone, of the city of New Sarum, grants him and his heirs a messuage or tenement containing three burgages and curtilage in Dorchester, on the north side of East Street, between the tenement of Margaret Auden on the east and that of John Cawthome, formerly Philip Morgan's, on. the west, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of William Stone, jun., and John Ludlow, attorneys, to deliver seisin. Witnesses, Laurence Balner and John Stratford, Bailiffs, John James and William Stone, jun., Constables, Roger Howell, Reginald Rawlyn, Robert Aden, alias Barbour, Robert James, Walter Smyth, John Flecher, John Davy, Thomas Belton, and others. 20th June, 28 Henry VIII. [1536].
Reginald Rawlyn, John Aden, Bailiffs, 29 Henry VIII [1537-8].

578.
Charter of Laurence Banner, made to Robert Follet and Emma, his wife.

Laurence Balner grants to Robert Follet and Emma, his wife, daughter of the grantor, and their heirs, his burgage with curtilage and garden on the south side of High West Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of the Abbot of Abbottysbury on the east and that of the feoffees of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary of Dorchester on the west, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of John Barry and John Davy, attorneys, to deliver seisin. Witnesses, Reginald Rawlyn and John Aden, Bailiffs, William Stone, sen., and Walter Thomas, Constables, Roger Howell, Robert Jamys, John Jamys, John Stratford, William Palmer, sen., William Stone, jun., John Churchyll, Richard Perham, Richard Waglonde, John Corbyn, Ralph Peryn, William Palmer, jun., and others, 1st March, 29 Henry VIII. [1538].
Fol. v. Roger Howell, William Stone junior Bailiffs, 31 Henry VIII. [1539-40].

579.
Will of Margaret Auden.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday, 3rd February, 30 Henry VIII. [1539], was exhibited the will of Margaret Auden, widow, dated 8th July, 1535, 27 Henry VIII., containing, inter alia, " I bequeath to Alexander Auden, my son, and his heirs, my three burgages in Dorchester (i) one on the north side of East Street, between a burgage late John Jurden's on the west and Freernelane, which leads from the said street towards the Friars Minors on the east (Nos. 580-4, 585) ; (2) and two other burgages lying together on the east side of the said lane, between the burgage of Roger Androw on the south and that of the Friars Minors on the north (Nos. 630-1), on condition that for twenty years after my death he and his executors pay from the profits of the said burgages, yearly, to the Wardens of the goods of the church of All Saints, 3s. 4d., with the intention that the said Wardens cause to be celebrated an obit or anniversary during the said term, in the said church, for my soul and the souls of all faithful departed, offering at Mass one penny, and paying to the Rector or Curate immediately after Mass, 4d., and to the parish clerk for tolling the bells, as is accustomed to be done for the dead, 3d. and applying the residue of the aforesaid 3s. 4d. to the repair of the church of All Saints. To hold of the chief lords of the fee."
Roger Howell, Willias Stone, Bailiffs, 31 Heny VIII. [1539-40].

580.
Charter of William Stone, sen., made to Owin Hayward.

William Stone, sen., grants to Owin Hayward, and his heirs, his burgage on the north side of High East Street, Dorchester, between the burgage late John Jorden's on the west and Freemelane leading from the said street towards the house late of the Friars Minors on the east, which he acquired by grant and release of Alexander Awden, the former dated 12th May, the latter 20th May, 31 Henry VIII. [1539], and which the said Alexander had by bequest of Margaret Awden, widow, his mother, by will dated 8th July, 1535, 27 Henry VIII., to hold of the King in capite. Warranty. Witnesses, Roger Howell and William Stone, jun.. Bailiffs, Roger Rawlens, John Jamys, Robert Snellynge, John Corbyn, John Barry, John Davy, and many others. Dorchester, 25th September, 31 Henry VIII. [1539]. (C/. 579, 581-2, 584-5.)
581.
Letter of Attorney of aforesaid William Stone, sen.

William Stone, sen., constitutes Owen Hayman and Richard Predy his attorneys, to receive from Alexander Awden all evidences, writings, etc., concerning the warranty, sale, etc., of the aforesaid burgage, ist June, 32 Henry VIII. [1540]. (Cf. ut supra.)
582.
Release of William Stone, sen., made to Owin Hayman.

William Stone, sen., releases to Owen Hayman, and his heirs, all right in the aforesaid burgage. Warranty. Witnesses, Roger Howell and William Stone, jun., Balliffs, Reginald Rawlyns, John Jamys, Robert Snellynge, John Corbyn, John Barry, John Davy, and many others. Dorchester, 4th October, 31 Henry VIII. [1539]. (Cf. ui supra.)
Fol. [I2l] 111. John James, John Churchill, Bailiffs, 32 Henry VIII. [1540-1].

583.
[Sale made to William Middelton.]

To the Court held at Dorchester, Monday, last day of May, 32 Henry VIII. [1540], came William Middelton, and requested the enrolment of a certain indenture to this effect : William Hurne, chaplain, for a certain sum of money, and for divers favours and benefits conferred on him by WilUam Middelton, sells to the said WUliam and his heirs his burgage with garden on the north side of Peselane, Dorchester, between the burgage of John Willy ams on the' east and that late Henry Bunter's on the west, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of John Barry and John Davy his attorneys, to deliver seisin. 2nd January, 31 Henry VIII. [1540].
Fol. iiij.
584.
Charter of Alexander Awden, made to William Stone, Sen.

Alexander Awden for 10. 6s. 8d. has sold and by this indenture confirmed to William Stone, sen., and his heirs, his burgage on the north side of High East Street, Dorchester, between the burgage late John Jurden's on the west, and Freernlane, leading from the aforesaid street towards the house late of the Friars Minors on the east, which he lately had by bequest of Margaret Awden, widow, his mother, by her will, dated 8th July, 1535, 27 Henry VIII., to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of John Barry and John Davy, his attorneys, to deliver seisin, 1st June 32 Henry VIII. [1540]. (Cf. ut supra.)
585.
Release of Alexander Awden, made to William Stone, sen.

Alexander Awden releases to William Stone, sen., and his heirs, all right in the aforesaid burgage. Warranty. 4th June, 32 Henry VIII. [1540]. (Cf. ut supra.)
Fol. iij. John Arden, William Palmer, Bailiffs, 35 Henry VIII. [1543-4].

586.
Charter of Joan Aden, widow, made to John Aden, her son.

Joan Aden, late wife of Robert Aden, alias Barbet, in her pure widowhood grants to John Aden, alias Barbet, her son, and his heirs, her two burgages in Dorchester, on the south side of a lane leading towards la Dumegat on the east, opposite the burgage in which John Williams now dwells, between the burgage of the said John Williams on the east and that of William Fylloll on the west, which she had together with another burgage, in which the said John Aden now dwells, by bequest of Thomas Churchill, her brother, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of William Stallyngton and John Fleccher, her attorneys, to deliver seisin. Witnesses, Nicholas Perham and Robert Jamys, Bailiffs, John Willyams, William Stone, Richard Hayward, Roger Howell, Reginald Rawlynge, Laurence Balner, William Palmer, Robert Pychard, Thomas Mede, John Davy, John Jamys, Peter Flory, Thomas Snellynge, Nicholas Heron, Philip Morgan, and many others. Dorchester, 3rd May, 13 Henry VIII. [1521].
Fol. iij.
587.
Charter of Joan Aden, widow, made to John Aden, her son.

Joan Aden, late wife of Robert Aden, alias Barbet, in her pure widowhood grants to John Aden, alias Barbet, her son, and his heirs, her burgage on the east side of High South Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of Thomas Colyngs on the north and that of John Williams on the south, which she had by bequest of Thomas Churchill, her brother, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of William Stallyngton and John Fleccher her attorneys, to deliver seisin. Witnesses, Nicholas Perham and Robert Jamys, Bailiffs, John Willyams, William Stone, Richard Hayward, Roger Howell, William Palmer, Laurence Balner, Robert Pychard, John Davy, Thomas Mede, Thomas Snellynge, Nicholas Heron, Peter Flory, Thomas Kyllyngeford, and many others. Dorchester, 20th May, 13 Henry VIII. [1521].
Walter Thomas, ,Robert Snellynge, Bailiffs, 30 Henry VIII. [1538-9].

588.
[Seisin of John Benett.]

To the Court at Dorcliester, 18th May, 37 Henry VIII. [1545], came John Benett, son and heir of John Benet, sen., of Dorchester, and received seisin in a burgage on the north side of West Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of Thomas Trenchard, Knight, on the west and of John Lewston, Esq., on the east, in the presence of John Jamys and John Churchill, Constables, John Aden, Ralph Peryn, John Stratford, Reginald Rawlyn, and many others.
Fol. vj. John Jamys, John Churchill, Bailiffs, 36 Henry VIII. [1544-5]

589.
Charter of Robert Marten, Esq., made to Nicholas Lympster of one Burage

Robert Marten, of Athelhampston, Dorset, Esq., grants for a certain sum of money to John Lympster, and his heirs, his tenement with garden adjacent, within the free Borough of Dorchester, in South Street, between the tenement of John Aden on the north and that of John Samwys on the south, and the King's way on the west, in which John Barber now dwells, and holds of the said Robert Martyn for his life, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of William Warden and William Essyks, his attorneys, to deliver seisin. Witnesses, Richard Phelipp, Esq., John Stocker, John Chettell, gentlemen, John Yonge, and others. 24th May, 35 Henry VIII. [1543]- (Cf. 590.)
590.
Release of the said Robert Martyn, made to aforesaid Nicholas Lympster.

Robert Martyn, of Athelhampston, Esq., releases to Nicholas Lympster, of Dorchester, and his heirs, all right in the aforesaid tenement. Witnesses, Richard Phelipp, Esq., John Stocker, John Chettell, gentlemen, John Yonge, and others. 24th May, 35 Henry VIII. [1543]. (Cf. 589.)
591.
Will of William Stone, sen.

At the Court, Dorchester, Monday, l0th August, 37 Henry VIII. [1545], was exhibited the will of William Stone, sen., of Dorchester, unius valectorum cor one dicti Domini regis, dated 27th April, 1542, 34 Henry VIII., containing, inter alia," I bequeath to Anne, my wife, for her life my burgage with curtilage called Wasys, on the south side of High West Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of John Wyllyams, Esq., on the east, and the burgage of me, the said William Stone, sen., called le Gurnard, on the west, remainder to William Stone, my son and heir apparent, and the heirs male of his body lawfully begotten, remainder to Leonard Stone, my son, and his like heirs, remainder to my right heirs for ever, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Also I bequeath to the said Anne, my wife, for her life, another burgage and curtilage called Gurnerd, on the south side of High West Street, between my burgage called Wasys on the east and that late Laurence Balemer's on the west, after her death to remain to Elizabeth Halet, my daughter, and the heirs male of her body lawfully begotten, remainder to Leonard Stone, my son, and his like heirs, remainder to my right heirs, to hold of the chief lord of the fee. Also to the said Anne, my wife, for her life, another burgage and curtilage at Glydepath, on the east side of a street called Colyncokew, between the burgage of the King's, late of the Friars Minors, on the north, and that of the Master of the chapel of St. John there on the south, after her death to remain to Leonard Stone, my son (as before), to hold of the chief lord of the fee."
Fol. [122] 112. Reginald Rawlyn, Richard Perham, Bailiffs, [37 Henry VIII. 1545-6].

592.
Charter ok William Jerard, made to Michael Vase, of four Burgages, etc.

William Jerard, Esq., son and heir of John Jerard, Esq., for the sum of 8 paid him by Michael Vase and John Vase, second son of Michael, grants by indenture to the said Michael and John Vase his four burgages and four curtilages and one Deane in Dorchester, viz., (1) Three burgages and three curtilages lying together on the east side of High South Street, between the burgage late Robert Chicke's on the north and that of Robert Peers on the south ; (2) The fourth with curtilage and le Deane, lying together on the east side of High South Street, between the. burgage of Owin Hayman on the north and that of said Michael Vase on the south, to hold to said Michael and John Vase, and the heirs of the body of John lawfully begotten, remainder to William Vase, son and heir apparent of said Michael, and his like heirs, remainder to Cristina Vase, one of the daughters of Michael, and her like heirs, remainder to the right heirs of Michael for ever, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of John Barry and William Tardyffe, his attorneys, to deliver seisin. Witnesses, Reginald Rawlyn and Richard Perham, Bailiffs, Walter Thomas and Robert Snellynge, Constables, John Aden, John Jamys, John Churchill, William Palmer, William Stone, John Stratford, John Davy, Richard Waglond, John Knyghton, Robert Aden, William Holman, Robert Crybbe, Ralph Peryn, John Corbyn, Owin Hayman, Thomas Kyllyngforde, and others. 6th December, 37 Henry VIII. [1545], by me, William Jerard. (Cf. 593.)
593.
Release of William Jerard, made to Michaei, Vase, of four Burgages.

William Jerard, Esq., son and heir of John Jerard, releases to Michael Vase and John Vase, his second son, in full possession all right in the four burgages and curtilages and a Deane, conveyed in the preceding charter. Same witnesses. 21st December, 37 Henry VIII. [1545] (Cf 592)
Fol. [123] 113.

594.
Charter of Roger Androwes. made to Michael Vase, of one burgage.

Roger Androwes, son and heir of Petronilla Wrightson, widow, late wife of William Wrightson, for 26s. 8d., paid by Michael Vase, sells to the said Michael and his heirs his burgage on the east side of High South Street, between the burgage of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary of Dorchester on the north and that of John Willyams on the south, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of William Tardyffe and John Barry, his attorneys, to deliver seisin. Witnesses, Reginald Rawlyn and Richard Perham, Bailiffs, Walter Thomas and Robert Snellynge, Constables, John Aden, John James, John Churchill, John Stratford, William Palmer, William Stone, John Davy, Robert Aden, John Knyghton, William Holman, Robert Crybbe, John Corbyn, Ralph Peryn, Thomas Kyllyngeford, Owin Hayman, Thomas Belton, Roger Androwes, and others. 12th May, 38 Henry VIII. [1546]. (Cf. 595.)
595.
Bond of the aforesaid Roger Androwes, made to the aforesaid Michael Vase

Roger Androwes, son and heir of Petronilla Wrightson, widow, late wife of William Wrightson, is bound in 40s. to Michael Vase, that the aforesaid burgage be discharged of all incumbrances whatsoever. 12th May, 38 Henry VIII. [1546] . (Cf. 594.)
596.
Charter of William Tardyff, made to Michael Vase, of one Burgage.

William Tardyiff for 6s. 8d. grants to Michael Vase and his heirs his burgage on the east side of High South Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of John Wyllyams, Esq., on the north and that of the Community of the Borough on the south, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of John Barry and Roger Androwes, his attorneys, to deliver seisin. Sealed by the Bailiffs, quia sigillum meum quam pluribus est incognitum. Witnesses, Reginald Rawlyn and Richard Perham, Bailiffs, Walter Thomas and Robert Snellynge, Constables, John Aden, John Jamys, John Churchyll, William Palmer, John Stratford, John Davy, Robert Aden, William Holman, John Knyghton, Robert Crybbe, Ralph Peryn, William Stone, John Corbyn, Owin Hayman, Thomas Belton, Thomas Kyllyngeford, John Balner, and others, l0th May, 38 Henry VIII. [1546].
597.
Charter of Thomas Kyllyngforde made to Richard Lewys, of one Burgage.

Thomas Kyllyngeforde for 4 paid him by his son-in-law, Richard Lewys, grants to him and Agnes, his wife, the grantor's daughter, and their heirs, his burgage on the east side of a lane in Dorchester, called le Northlane, between the burgage formerly Stephen Crymelforde's and now Margaret Wynsore's, widow, on the north, and the burgage late Roger Howell's on the south, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of William Tardyffe and John Barry, his attorneys, to deliver seisin. Witnesses, Reginald Rawlyn and Richard Perham, Bailiffs, Walter Thomas and Robert Snellynge, Constables, John Aden, John James, John Churchill, William Palmer, John Stratford, John Davy, William Stone, Robert Aden, WUliam Holman, Richard Waglond, John Knyghton, Owin Hayman, Robert Crybbe, John Corbyn, Ralph Peryn, Thomas Belton, Thomas Gay, Nicholas Foxwell, John Eston, John Balner, Roger Androwes, and others, l0th May, 38 Henry VIII. [1546]. (Cf. 264. 604.)
Fol. vj. Reginald Rawlyn, Richard Perham, Bailiffs, 38 Henry VIII [*Original Note:- 38 Henry VIII should be 37 Henry VIII, 1545-6, if the beginning of the year of office is intended.]

598.
Charter of John Flowre, made to John Pope, of one Burgage.

John Flower grants to John Pope, of Lynyngton, Dorset,[Original Note:- Lillington, commonly pronounced " Linnington " at the present day. ie in 1908] husbondman, and his heirs, his burgage on the north side of West Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of William Palmer on the east and west, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of John Barry and William Stone, jun., his attorneys, to deliver seisin. Sealed by the Burgesses, as his own seal is unknown. Witnesses, Reginald Rawlyn and Richard Perham, Bailiffs, Walter Thomas and Robert Snellynge, Constables, John Jamys, William Stone, sen., William Palmer, Richard Waglond, John Stratford, John Davy, and others. loth Jtme, 38 Henry VIII. [1546]- (Cf. 599-)
Fol. vij.
599.
Release of said John Flower, made to aforesaid John Pope.

John Flower releases to John Pope and. his heirs all right in the aforesaid burgage. Warranty. Sealed by the Bailiffs. Same witnesses as in the charter. 13th June, 38 Henry VIII. [1546]. (Cf. 598.)
Fol. [124] 114. John James, Richard Waglond, Bailiffs, 37 Henry VIII. [1545-6].

600.
Charter of John Clercke, made to John Corbyn, of one Burgage.

John Clercke grants to John Corbyn, baker, and his heirs, his tenement of two burgages with curtilages in Dorchester, lying on the east side of a certain lane commonly called Alhalon (i.e. All Hallows or All Saints) churche lane, formerly called Belamys bakehouse, between the burgage of the King, formerly of the Abbot of Byndon, on the north, and that of John Pynge, formerly Margaret Boith's, on the south, and extending towards the burgage of the heir of Mr. Coker on the east, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of John Davy and William Stone, sadler, his attorneys, to deliver seisin. Sealed with the common seal (sigillum commune) of the town, quia sigillum meum quam pluribus est incognitum. Witnesses, John James and John Churchill, Bailiffs, William Stone, sen., valecto Corone Domini Regis, Roger Howell, Reginald Rawlyn, William Stone, jun., John Aden, Richard Perham, Robert Snellynge, Robert Aden, Robert Randall, William Tardy, Thomas Kyllyngwurth, Thomas Belton, Roger Androw, John Balner, and many others. Dorchester, 15th May 32 Henry VIII. [1540]. (Cf. 648.)
601.
Charter of John Clercke, made to John Corbyn, .

John Clercke, in performance of agreement of certain indentures of even date 'with these presents grants to John Corbyn, sen., of Dorchester, baker, his burgage with curtilage on the east side of High South Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of William Chycke on the south and that of the Wardens of the parish church of All Saints on the north, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of Philip Pollerd and William Stone, jun., his attorneys, to deliver seisin. Witnesses, John Jamys and Richard Waglond, Bailiffs, Reginald Rawlyn, and Richard Perham, Constables, Walter Thomas, John Churchill, Robert Snellynge, John Stratford, William Palmer, William Stone, sen., John Davy, William Holman, John Knyghton, Robert Aden, William Pynge, Robert Crybbe, John Palmer, Owin Hayman, Thomas Kyllyngeforde, Thomas Belton, Roger Androwes, and others. 1st March, I Edward VI. [1547]. (Cf- 674.)
602.
Charter of Robert Folet and Emma, his wife, made to John Knyghton.

Robert Folet and Emma, his wife, for 20 grant to John Knyghton and his heirs their burgage with curtilage and garden on the south side of High West Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of Edmund Peckham, Knight, on the east and that of the Feoffees of the Fraternity of Blessed Mary in the church of St. Peter, Dorchester, on the west, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of John Barry and William Tardyffe, their attorneys, to deliver seisin. Witnesses, Walter Thomas and Robert Snellynge, Bailiffs, John Jamys and John Churchill, Constables, Reginald Rawlyn, John Aden, William Palmer, William Stone, John Stratford, Robert Aden, Richard Waglond, William Holman, Richard Perham, Owin Hayman, Thomas Kyllyngeford, Robert Crybbe, Ralph Peryn, John Corbyn, John Davy, John Eston, Roger Androwes and Thomas Floure, burgesses and inhabitants of the Borough. 21st June, 37 Henry III. [1545]-
Fol. [125] 115. John Churchill, John Knyghton, Bailiffs, I Edward VI 1547-8

603.
Charter of Robert Martyn, Esq., made to Richard Lewys

Robert Martyn, Esq., for 10 grants to Richard Lewys, of Dorchester, barbor, and his heirs, his burgage, curtilage and garden on the west side of High South Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of the grantor in which Robert Rendall now dwells, on the north and that of Giles Cowper on the south, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of William Stone, jun., and John Pollerd his attorneys to deliver seisin. Witnesses, John Jamys and Richard Waglond, Bailiffs, Reginald Rawlyn and Richard Perham, Constables, John Churchyll, John Stratford, Walter Thomas, William Stone, sen., William Palmer, Robert Snellynge, Robert Aden, William Holman, John Knyghton, John Corbyn, Robert Crybbe, William Pynge, Owin Hayman, John Davy, Thomas Kyllyngford, Thomas Belton, Roger Androwes, and others. 5th July, I Edward VI. [1547].
604.
Charter of Richard Howell, made to William Howell his Brother.

Richard Howell, son and heir and executor of the will of Roger Howell, reciting that the said Roger, by will dated 28th August, 1545, 37 Henry VIII., bequeathed to William Howell, Richard's brother, and his heirs, his burgage on the east side of a street called Collyncolle Rew, Dorchester, between the burgage of Thomas Kyllyngford on the north and the garden of said Richard Howell on the south, to hold of the chief lords of the fee, on condition that the said William within the space of five years should pay the said Richard 40s., acknowledges that he has received that sum before the date of these presents, and confirms to William all right in the said burgage, 1st October, I Edward VI. [1547]. (Cf 597. 605.)
605.
Charter of William Howell made to William Crymell

William Howell, son of Roger Howell, grants to William Crymell, and his heirs, for 6 the burgage named in the preceding charter, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of William Stone, jun., and Philip Pollard his attorneys to deliver seisin. Witnesses, John Churchyll and John Knyghton, Bailiffs, John James and Richard Waglond, Constables, Reginald Rawlyn, Walter Thomas, Robert Snellynge, Richard Perham, William Palmer, John Stratford, William Stone, sen., Robert Aden, William Holman, William Pynge, Owin Hayman, John Corbyn, Robert Crybbe, Ralph Peryn, and others. Penultimate day of October, I Edward VI. [1547]
Fol. [126] 116. William Stone, sen., John Corbyn, Bailiffs 2 Edward VI 1548-9)

606.
Charter of Robert Martyn, Esq., made to John Corbyn.

Robert Martyn, of Adelmyston, in the parish of Puddelton, Dorset, Esq., grants to John Corbyn, and his heirs, his two burgages lying together and all his gardens on the south side of High West Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of John Peryn on the east and the field (campum) of Fordyngton on the west, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of Philip Pollard and William Stone, jun., his attorneys to deliver seisin. 17th September, i Edward VI. [1547]-
607.
Charter of Richard Howell made to William Crymell

Richard Howell, of Dorchester, yoman, son and heir of Roger Howell, deceased, and of Julian, his wife, for 65s. grants to William Crymell, and his heirs, his burgage on the north side of Peselane, between the burgage of Richard Hayward on the east and the way which leads to le glyte pathe, on the west (viam que ducit ad le glyte pathe), to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of William Stone, jun., and Philip Pollerd his attorneys to deliver seisin. Witnesses, William Stone, sen., and John Corbyn, Bailiffs, John Churchyll and John Knyghton, Constables, Reginald Rawlyn, John Jamys, Walter Thomas, John Stratford, Robert Snellynge, John Davy, William Palmer, Richard Perham, Richard Waglon, Robert Aden, William Pynge, Ralph Peryn, Thomas Belton, Owin Hayman, Morgan Hayne, John Scotte, Mathew Wolffe, and others. Dorchester, 9th February, 3 Edward VI. [1549]-
John Stratford, Ralph Peryn, Bailiffs, 3 Edward VI. 1549-50

608.
Charter of Fulk Mouncelowe and Richard Holte, Gent., made to William Chylde

Fulk Mouncelowe, of the city of New Sarum, Wilts, gent., and Richard Holte, late of the same, gent., executors of the will of Henry Coldstone, late of the same city, draper, deceased, grant for the sum of 16 8s. 2d. to William Chylde, of Helton, Dorset, husbondman, and his heirs, a messuage, three burgages with curtilage lying together on the north side of High East Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of Margaret Awden on the east and that of John Crawthorne, formerly Philip Morgan's, on the west, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of Richard Savage and William Harbyn, their attorneys, to deliver seisin. 21st March, 2 Edward VI. [1548]. (Cf. 609-11.)
Fol. [127] 117.
609.
Release of Fulk Mouncelowe and Richard Holte, made to William Childe.

Fulc Mouncelowe and Richard Holte release to William Chylde all right in the premises conveyed in the preceding charter. Warranty. 23rd March, 2 Edward VI. [1548]. (Cf. 608, 610-11.)
610.
Charter of William Chylde, made to Owin Hayman.

William Chylde, of Helton (Hilton?), Dorset, husbandman, for 18 sells to Owin Hayman, of Dorchester, barber, and his heirs, the messuage, two burgages with curtilage on the north side of High East Street, Dorchester, between the tenement of Margaret Awden and late of the said Owin's on the east, and that of John Crawthorne, late Philip Morgan's, on the west, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of William Stone, jun., and Philip Pollard his attorneys to deliver seisin. Witnesses, John Stratford and Ralph Peryn, Bailiffs, William Stone, sen., and John Corbyn, Constables, John Churchyll, Reginald Rawlyn, John Jamys, sen., Walter Thomas, Robert Snellynge, Richard Perham, John Davy, William Palmer, John Knyghton, Richard Waglon, Robert Aden, William Pynge, William Holman, Thomas Belton, Thomas Whythorne, and others. 24th May, 4 Edward VI. [1550]. (Cf. 608-9, 611.)
611.
Release of William Chylde, made to Owin Hayman.

William Chylde, of Helton, husbandman, releases to Owin Hayman, of Dorchester, barber, all right in the two burgages with curtilages conveyed by the preceding charter. Warranty. 25th May, 4 Edward VI. [1550]. (Cf. 608-10.)
612.
Charter of John Churchyll, made to Owm Hayman.

John Churchyll, of Dorchester, clothyer (reciting that Edward VI. by letters patent under the Great Seal, 12th March, third year of his reign [1549], granted to the said John Churchyll and his heirs the burgage or garden now or late in the occupation of Fabian Cannycke, on the west side of South Street, between the burgage of John Stratford on the south and another of the said John Stratford on the north, lately belonging to the Priory of St. John of Dorchester now dissolved, to hold of the King in free burgage of his Borough of Dorchester), sells the same premises to Owin Hayman and his heirs. Warranty. Appointment of William Stone, jun., and John Pollard, his attorneys to deliver seisin. Witnesses, John Stratford and Ralph Peryn, Bailiffs, William Stone, sen., and John Corbyn, Constables, Reginald Rawlyn, John James, sen., Walter Thomas, Robert Snellynge, Richard Perham, John Davy, William Palmer, John Knyghton, Richard Waglon, Robert Aden, William Pynge, William Holman, Thomas Belton, Thomas Whythorne, Roger Androwes, Nicholas Lymester, John Palmer, and others. Dorchester, 20th October, 3 Edward VI. [1549]. (Cf. 658.)
Fol. [128] 118.
613.
Charter of Ralph Lambe, made to Thomas Belton.

Ralph Lambe, of lyondon, gent., sells to Thomas Belton, of Dorchester, hatmaker, and his heirs, his tenement now or late in the occupation of said Thomas, in the parish of All Saints, Dorchester, between the burgage of the Chantry of Dorchester on the west and that of the church of All Saints on the east, late belonging to the Monastery of Mylton, Dorset, which the said Ralph, inter alia, acquired by grant of John Pope and Anthony Forster, of London, gentlemen, dated 4th October, 36 Henry VIII. [1544], and which the said John and Anthony had by letters patent of the King, dated at Westminster, 26th September, 36th year of his reign, to hold of the King in free burgage and common socage, by fealty only and not in capite. Warranty. Appointment of John Stratford and Mathew Wolfe, his attorneys to deliver seisin. 6th January, 36 Henry VIII. [i545]- (Cf. 514-5. 570-i.)

No. 514 shews that the " Chantry of Dorchester," named above, was the " Chantry of Roger Syward."
Fol. [129] 119.
614.
Charter of Leonard Pope, made to John Corbyn.

Leonard Pope, son and heir apparent of Robert Pope, lately deceased, in performance of a covenant in certain indentures of the date of these presents between him and John Corbyn, sen., of Dorchester, baker, sells to the said John and his heirs his burgage on the south side of High West Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of Ralph Peryn on the west and that of William Stone, sen., late deceased, on the east, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of William Stone, jun., and Philip Pollard his attorneys to deliver seisin. Witnesses, John Stratford and Ralph Peryn, Bailiffs, William Stone, sen., one of the Constables, Walter Thomas, John Churchell, John Knyghton, Robert Snellynge, Owin Hayman, Thomas Belton, William Pynge, Robert Aden, William Holman, John Palmer, Roger Androwes, and others. 13th September, 3 Edward VI. [1549]. (Cf. 632.)
615.
Charter of John Churchell, made to John Corbyn.

John Churchell, of Dorchester, draper, in performance of a covenant in certain indentures of the date of these presents, grants to John Corbyn, sen., of Dorchester, baker, and his heirs, his burgage on the north side of High East Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of Robert Hunte on the west and that of the said John Corbyn on the east, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of William Stone junior, and Philip Pollard his attorneys to deliver seisin. Witnesses, John Stratford and Ralph Peryn, Bailiffs, William Stone, sen., one of the Constables, John Jamys, Walter Thomas, Robert Snelljmge, John Knyghton, Owin Hayman, Thomas Belton, Robert Aden, William Pynge, John Palmer, and other comburgesses. l0th December, 3 Edward VI. [1549].
616.
Charter of Julian Pope, widow, made to John Corbyn.

Julian Pope, late relict of Robert Pope, in her pure and lawful widowhood sells to John Corbyn, sen., of Dorchester, baker, and his heirs, her burgage on the south side of a lane there, between the burgage of William Halet on the west and the mansion (mansionem) of the Rector of All Saints church on the east, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of William Stone, jun., and Philip Pollard her attorneys to deliver seisin. Witnesses, John Stratford and Ralph Peryn, Bailiffs, William Stone, one of the Constables, Walter Thomas, John Churchell, John Knyghton, Robert Snellynge, Owin Hayman, Thomas Belton, William Pynge, Robert Aden, John Davye, William Holman, John Palmer, Roger Androwes, and others. l0th February, 4 Edward VI. [1550]. (Cf. 633.)
Walter Thomas, Robert Aden, Bailiffs, 4 Edward VI [1550-1]

617.
Charter of Robert Marten, made to Giles Cowper.

Robert Marten, Esq., for 11 grants to Giles Cowper, of Dorchester, and his heirs, his messuage in Dorchester, and that part of the garden adjoining the messuage both now or late in the tenure of Giles Cowper at an annual rent of 20s, between the messuage of the said Robert, now or late in the tenure of William Foottycatt on the west, and that of John Willyams, Esq., now or late in the tenure of John Stratford, on the north, and the King's way on the east. Warranty. Appointment of John Stratford and William Holman to deliver seisin. 7th April, 37 Henry VIII. [1546].
Fol. [130] 120.
618.
Charter of John Hayward, made to John Scotte.

John Hayward, son and heir of John Hayward, late deceased, for 36 13s. 4d, and in fulfilment of a covenant in certain indentures of 7th January last past, sells to John Stone, of Dorchester, mercer, and his heirs, his two burgages in Dorchester, and all houses, buildings and gardens thereto belonging : (i) One on the north side of High West Street, having the market place (locum venalem regiutn vocatutn le merket place) on the south, the cemetery of St. Peter on the north, a certain way leading into the said cemetery on the west, and a burgage of John Lewston, gent., on the east. (2) The other on the north side of Pease lane, between the burgage of John Churchell on the east and that of the Burgesses of Dorchester on the west, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Appointment of Philip Pollard and John Howell his attorneys to deliver seisin. 6th January, 4 Edward VI. [1531].
619.
Charter of John Samweys, made to Michael Vase.

John Samweys, of Shylfhampton, Dorset, yoman, for 13 sells to Michael Vase and his heirs his burgage with curtilage on the east side of High South Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of the said Michael on the south and that of John Corbynon the north, which he acquired of William Chycke, son and heir of Robert Chycke, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone, jun., and Philip Pollard to deliver seisin. Witnesses, John Stratford and Ralph Peryn, Bailiffs, William Stone, sen., and John Corbyn, Constables, Reginald Rawlyn, John Churchell, John Jamys, Walter Thomas, Robert Snellynge, William Palmer, John Knyghton, Richard Waglon, Richard Perham, John Davy, Robert Aden, William Holman, William Pynge, Nicholas Foxwell, Peter Turtyll, Thomas Belton, Owin Hayman, and others. 15th February, 4 Edward VI. [1550]. (Cf. 620.)
620.
Release of William Chycke, made to Michael Vase.

William Chycke, son and heir of Robert Chycke, releases to Michael Vase and his heirs all right in the aforesaid burgage, etc., to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. 20th February, 4 Edward VI. [1550]. (C/. 619.)
Robert Snellynge, William Holman, Bailiffs, 5 Edward VI. [1551-2.]

621.
Charter oe Agnes Whetlye and another, made to William Kynge.

Agnes Whetley, of Dorchester, widow, late widow and sole executrix of the will of Robert Whetlye, and Nicholas Gillet, and Joan, his wife, daughter of the said Robert, (reciting that Robert Whetley gave by his will, dated 16th March, 1548, 2 Edward VI., to the said Agnes and Joan his burgage on the south side of High East Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of Robert Willyams, Esq., on the east and that of John Longe on the west, to hold of the said Agnes for her life, and then to remain to said Joan and her heirs), for the sum of 6 13s. 8d., grant the said burgage to William Kynge, of Frampton, Dorset, milner, and his heirs, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Philip Pollard and John Howell to deliver seisin. l0th August, 5 Edward VI. [i55i]- (Cf. 622.)
Fol. [131] 121.
622.
Release of said Agnes Whetley and another, made to William Kynge.

Agnes Whetley, of Dorchester, widow of Robert Whetley, arid Nicholas Gillet, and Joan, his wife, release to William Kynge, of Frampton, Dorset, milner, and his heirs, all right in the aforesaid burgage. Warranty, 10th August, 5 Edward VI. [1551]. (Cf.621.)
623.
Charter of John Talbott, made to Richard Fevyan of one tenement in Okeford Shellynge John Talbott, of Okeforde Shelynge, Dorset, husbondman, grants to Richard Fevyan, aliter Hoggarde, of Ewerne Mynster, Dorset, yoman, and his heirs, his tenement in Okeford Shelynge in which the grantor now dwells, with all lands, etc., thereto belonging, and three cottages in Okeford aforesaid, one in the tenure of Richard Taylour, another of Thomas Colborne, and the third of William Howton ; also two burgages with two curtilages in Dorchester, (1) One in St. Peter's parish, now in the tenure of John Dowrydge, between the tenement of John Stratford on the south and that of John Peryn on the north, the King's way on the east, and the Twelve Men way (viam ville predicte vocatam the Twelve Men way) on the west ; (2) The other in All Saints' parish, now in the tenure of John Bawnton,[*Note John Bawnton is called Panton in Numbers 444 and 446] between the tenement of Walter Buclonde on the east, the burgage pertaining to the church of All Saints on the west, the King's way on the north, and land of the said Walter Bucklonde on the south, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. John Coker, gent., and Mathew Wolffe, to deliver seisin. 24th February, 5 Edward VI. [1551]. (Cf. 645.)
Fol. [132] 122. John Stratford, Richard Peryn, Bailiffs 3 Edward VI 1549-50

624.
Charter of William Palmer, made to Owin Hayman.

William Palmer, of Dorchester, fuller, for 14s. sells to Owin Hayman, of Dorchester, barber, and his heirs, a burgage with curtilage on the south side of High East Street, Dorchester, between the cemetery of All Saints on the east and the burgage late of St. John of Mayne Hospital, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone, jun., and Philip Pollard to deliver seisin. Witnesses, John Stratford and Ralph Peryn, Bailiffs, William Stone, sen., and John Corbyn, Constables, Reginald Rawlyn, John Jamys, John Churchyll, Walter Thomas, Robert Snellynge, Richard Perham, John Davy, John Knyghton, Richard Waglon, Robert Aden, William Pynge, William Holman, Thomas Belton, Thomas Whythorne, and others. 20th July, 4 Edward VI. [1550], (Cf. 625-7.)
625.
Release of William Palmer, made to Owin Hayman.

William Palmer, of Dorchester, fuller, releases to Owin Hayman, and his heirs, all right in the burgage with curtilage conveyed in the foregoing charter. Warranty. 21st July, 4 Edward VI. [1550]. {Cf. 624, 626-7.)
626.
Bond of William Palmer, made to Owin Hayman.

William Palmer, of Dorchester, fuller, is bound in 40 to Owin Hayman, of Dorchester, barber, to make to him a sufficient estate in fee simple in the foregoing premises by dede, fyne, recoverye, feoffment, release with warranty, or otherwise, when required, and deliver all charters, etc., concerning the premises. 19th July, 4 Edward VI. [1550]. (Cf. 624-5, 627.)
Robert Snellynge,William Holman, Bailiffs, 5 Edward VI. 1551-2.

627.
Charter of the Burgesses, made to Owir Hayman.

The Burgesses of Dorchester (reciting that Edward VI. by letters patent under the Great Seal, dated at Lighes, 1st August, second year of his reign [1548], granted to them an annuity issuing from the foregoing burgage, late William Palmer's, now Owin Hayman's, lately belonging to the dissolved Fraternity of Blessed Mary of Dorchester, to hold of the King in free burgage of his Borough of Dorchester), sell the same to Owin Hayman and his heirs. Warranty, 1st October, 5 Edward VI. [1551]. {Cf. 624-6.)
Fol. [133] 123.
628.
Charter of William Mydelton, made to John Corbyn.

William Mydelton, of Monkton, Dorset, yoman, for 7 sells to John Corbyn, sen., of Dorchester, and his heirs, his burgage with garden on the north side of Peselane, Dorchester, between the burgage of Robert Willyams, Esq., on the east and that of John Haywarde on the west, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone, jun., and John Howell to deliver seisin. 14th February, 6 Edward VI. [1552]- (Cf-637-)
629.
Charter of the Burgesses of the Borough, made to Owin Hayman.

William Palmer and Robert Aden, Bailiffs of the Borough of Dorchester, and John Churchyll, Walter Thomas, John Stratford, Richard Waglon, Richard Perham, William Stone, sen., John Davy, John Corbyn, John Knyghton, William Holman, John Palmer, Nicholas Lymester, Thomas Belton, Morgan Hayne, Mathew Wolffe, John Scotte, Peter Turtyll, and the rest of the Burgesses (reciting that Edward VI., by letters patent under the Great Seal, dated at Lighes, 1st August, second year of his reign [1548], granted to them a burgage and garden now or late in the tenure of Cudbert Stone, on the east side of South Street, between another burgage of theirs on the north and that of Owin Hayman on the south, late belonging to the Fraternity of Blessed Mary of Dorchester, to hold of the King in free burgage), with unanimous assent and consent for 8 sell the same to Owin Hayman, of Dorchester, barber, and his heirs. Warranty. William Stone, jun., and John Howell to deliver seisin. Dorchester, 17th June, 1 and 2 Philip and Mary [1555]. (Cf. 658.)
Fol. [134] 124.
630.
Charter of Matilda Predy, made to Wiwam Hayman.

Matilda Predy, widow, late wife of Richard Predy, reciting that Margaret Awden, widow, her mother, now deceased, bequeathed by her will to Alexander Awden, her son, and his heirs, two burgases lying together on the east side of Fryars lane, Dorchester, between the burgage of Edward Peckham, Knight on the north and that late of Roger Andros on the south, and afterwards the said Alexander, Matilda's brother, granted them to her and her heirs, now the said Matilda, in her pure and lawful widowhood, for 53s 4d sells the same to William Hayman of Dorchester, barber and his heirs, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone, jun., and John Howell to deliver seisin. Witnesses, Walter Thomas and William Hayman Bailiffs, William Palmer, and Robert Aden Constables, John Stanford, William Stone senior, John Corbyn, John Knyghton, Richard Perham, John Davy, Owin Hayman, Thomas Belton, Nicholas Lymester, John Palmer, Mathew Wolffe, Peter Turthyll, Morgan Hayne, Thomas Gay and others. 1st May 2&3 Philip & Mary [1556] (Cf. 579,631)
631.
Release of Aforesaid Matilda, Made to Aforesaid William

Matilda Predy widow late wife of Richard Predy, releases to William Hayman all right in the aforesaid two burgages in Fryerslane. Warranty. 4th May 2 & 3 Phillip & Mary [1556] (Cf. 579,630)
632.
Charter of John CorbynSenior made to Henry Devenysshe

John Corbyn senior of Dorchester, yoman, for 24 sells to Henry Devenysshe of Fyfhede in the parish of Sydlynge, Dorset yoman and his heirs, his burgage on the south side of High West Street Dorchester, between the burgage now of Anne James widow, on the east, and that now John Peryn's on the west, which he acquired of Leonard Pope, by indenture of 13th September 3 Edward VI [1549] to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone junior and John Howell to deliver seisin. 1st July 2 & £ Phillip and Mary [1556] (Cf. 614)
633.
Charter of John Corbynsenior made to Hugh Grendham

John Corbyn senior sells to Hugh Grendham of Dorchester, innholder, and his heirs, his burgage on the south side of a lane in Dorchester, between the burgage of William Halet on the west and the mansion of the Rector of All Saints' church on the east, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone, jun., and John Howell, to deliver seisin. Witnesses, Richard Waglon, Owin Hayman, Bailiffs, John Churchyll, John Knyghton, Thomas Belton, Robert Aden, William Pynge, John Davy, Walter Thomas, William Holman, John Haywarde, John Palmer, and others, l0th March, 1 Mary [1554]. (Cf. 616.)
Fol. [135] 125. John Knyghton, John Palmer,Bailiffs, 3 and 4 Philip and Mary, [1556-7].

634.
Charter of Matthew Colchester, made to Robert Jacobbe and Elizabeth, his wife.

Mathew Colchester, alias dictus Mathew Colcharde, of Dorchester, sadler, in performance of a covenant contained in indentures of 29th July, 3 and 4 Philip and Mary [1556], grants to Robert Jacobbe and Elizabeth, his wife, and their heirs, two burgages, with all buildings, etc., etc., thereto belonging, on the south side of High East Street, Dorchester, in a certain comer between the burgage of Robert Stourton and Agnes, his wife, late wife of Walter Eyre, and late of the Abbot and Convent of the dissolved Monastery of Abbotisbury on the west, and a lane extending from that street towards Durnegate, next the burgage, now in tenure of the feoffees of the parish church of All Saints, and late of the heir of William Hoskyns on the east, and the burgage of Robert Cosyn on the south, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone, jun., and John Howell to deliver seisin. 30th July, 3 and 4 Philip and Mary [1556].
635.
Charter of John Corbyn, sen., made to William Jolyff and Mathew Wolffe.

John Corbyn grants by indenture to William Jolyff and Mathew Wolffe, and their heirs, his burgage with garden on the east side of North Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of Thomas Trenchard, Knight, on the south and that of Thomas Toryn on the north, now in the tenure of grantor's son-in-law, John Chubbe, on the condition that within four weeks they or one of them make by indenture a sufficient estate in the premises to the said John Corbyn and Edith, his wife, for their lives, to remain to the said John Chubbe and Agnes, his wife, the grantor's daughter, and the heirs of the body of Agnes, lawfully begotten, remainder to the right heirs of John Corbyn for ever, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone, jun., and Philip Pollard to deliver seisin. Witnesses, John Churchyll and John Knyghton, Bailiffs, Richard Waglon and John Jamys, Constables, Reginald Rawlyn, Walter Thomas, Robert Snellynge, William Palmer, Richard Perham, William Stone, sen., John Stratford, William Pynge, John Davy, Robert Aden, William Holman, Owin Hayman, Thomas Belton, Roger Androwes, and others. Penultimate day of July, 2 Edward VI. [1548]. (C/. 636.)
636.
Charter of William Jolyff and Mathew Wolffe, made to John Corbyn, and others.

William Joliff and Mathew Wolffe, reciting the provisions of the preceding charter, demise by indenture to the aforesaid John Corbyn and Edith, his wife, the burgage with garden aforesaid for their lives, with remainder as before stated, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. William Stone, jun., and Philip Pollard to deliver seisin. 4th August, 2 Edward VI. [1548]. [Cf. 635.)*

The following documents relating to this messuage are contained in document B.68, a "Bundle of old Title Deeds relating to premises forming part of the site of the Market House, and purchased by the Corporation on 21 November, 1849, from the Devisees of the late Charles. Eldridge, deceased."
1. Release from John Corbyn, senr., of Dorchester, yoman, for 5 to John Chubbe, his son-in-law, of the premises, and of a burgage [No. 638] in Pease lane, 21st June, 8 Elizabeth [1566]. Witnesses, William Wodeman, clerk, Owin Hayman, John Davy, John Palmer. Seal of red wax with letters H. O.
2. Fine between Morgan Hayne and George Hurde, querents, and John Chubbe and Agnes, his wife, deforciants, of a messuage, curtilage and garden in Dorchester. In Octaves of St. Hillary, 11 Elizabeth [1569].
3. Fine between Matthew Chubb, son of John Chubb and Agnes, his wife, querent, and the same John Chubb and Agnes, deforciants, 40. In Octaves of St. Hillary, 20 Elizabeth [1578]. (Two copies).
4. Conveyance of the premises by John Chubbe and Agnes, his wife, to Matthew, their son, 19th January, 19 Elizabeth [1577]. Witnesses, John James, William Adinn, Bailyfes, Laurence Stratford, Raffe Pallmer, Constables, William Churchill, John Skott, Leonard Stone, Robert Hunte, John Whetstone. Seal of red wax, an Eagle displayed.
5. Release of the premises by John Chubbe and Agnes, his wife, daughter of John Corbyn, deceased., to Matthew, their son, 18th January, 19 Elizabeth [1577]. Same witnesses.
6. Fine between Margaret Chubb, widow, querent, and John Cooper and Barbara, his wife, and Humfry Cooper, deforciants, concerning the premises, 60. Michaelmas Term, 22 James I. [1624].
7. Indenture between (i) John Chubbe and Agnes, his wife, and (2) Matthew Chubbe, reciting the two foregoing fines, and declaring that they were to the only use of said Matthew, 28th January, 24 Elizabeth 1581 [-2]. Witnesses, Henry Whittell, John Yeate, Nycholas Thovye, David Chubbe. Seal with letters H. M.
8. Conveyance of the premises by John Cooper, of Bristoll, gouldmyth, Barbara, his wife (daughter and heir of John Chubb, gent., deed., brother and heir of Matthew Chubb, late of Dorchester, gent., deceased.), and Humfrey Cooper, their son and heir apparent, for 100 to Margarett Chubb, of Dorchester, widow, 20th October, 22 James I., 1624.
9. Conveyance of the premises by Joane Chubb of Dorchester, widow, late wife of Matthew Chubb, of Dorchester, gent., deceased., to Robert Coker, of Dorchester, gouldsmith, and Martha, his wife, father and mother of said Joane, for 100, which premises had been bequeathed to her by the will of Margarett Chubb, dated 18th April, 1625, 23rd January, 9 Charles, 1633. Witnesses, Robert Coker, junr., Robert Chippe scr. Edmund Archer, seru : to the said Scr.
10. Sale by Joane Chubb, of Dorchester, widow, to Robert Coker, of Dorchester, gouldsmith, and Martha, his wife, and the heirs of Robert, of all goods, wainscotts, partitions, implements, etc., in the premises, 23rd January, 1633. Same witnesses.
11. Fine between Robert Coker and Martha, his wife, querents, and
Joane Chubb, widow, deforciants, concerning the premises. 60. In Octave of St. Hillary, 9 Charles I. [1633]. Two copies.
12. Conveyance of the premises by Robert Coker, of Dorchester, gouldsmith, to Joseph Paty and Wm. Paty, of Dorchester, clothiers, in trust for use of said Robert Coker, and Martha, his wife, and after their decease for use of Robert Coker, citizen and haberdasher of London [their son], and Robert Coker, their grandson, 17th August, 16 Charles I., 1640.
13. Counterpart of the same. Witnesses, Robert Chippe, scr., London, John Chippe, Tho: French, his servants, Walter Patie, John Limbery.
14. Mortgage of the premises by Robert Coker, of Dorchester, goldsmith, to John Daniell, of Dorchester, merchant, 4th January, 1657. Witnesses, Wm. Constantine, Beniamin Coker, Jo. Hobbey.
15. Feoffment of the premises by Martha Coker, of Dorchester, widow, and Robert Coker, of Dorchester, goldsmith, her grandchild, to John Daniel and his heirs, 10th March, 1657.
16. Covenant by said Robert Coker with John Daniel and Andrew Loder and John Hobby, of Dorchester, gents., to suffer a recovery of the premises, 17th March, 1657. Witnesses, Robert Pate, Beniaman Coker, Mary Loder.
17. Lease of the premises by Robert Daniell, of London, merchant, son and heir of John Daniell, of Dorchester, decd., to Thomas Delacourt, of Dorchester, gent., for 6 months, 2nd July, 32 Charles II., 1680. Witnesses, Andr. Loder, Nicho' Baker, Robert Henning Morgan Harbin.
18. Conveyance of the premises by the same to the same, 3rd July, 32 Charles II., 1680. Same witnesses.
19. Bond of the same to the same, 3rd July, 1680.

The original deed and its counterpart are also in Bundle B 68. Seal of Matthew Wolffe, a stag tripping between the letters " M W." Seal of William Joliff, " W I." So also is the previous charter, No. 635.
Fol. [136] 126.
637.
Charter of John Corbyn, sen., made to William Jolyff and others.

John Corbyn, sen., in consideration of the intimate love he bears to John Chubbe, jun., confirms by indenture to William Jolyff, gent., and Mathew Wolffe, merchant, and their heirs, his messuage in Dorchester, between the messuage of Robert Willyams, Esq., on the east and that of John Hayward on the west, and on the north side of the lane, which he lately acquired of John Myddton, to hold to the use of the said John Corbyn and Edith, his wife, for life, remainder to the use of John Chubbe jun., and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten, remainder to the right heirs of said John Corbyn, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone, jun., and John Howell to deliver seisin. Witnesses, William Palmer and Robert Aden, alias Barbet, Bailiffs, John Churchyll, Walter Thomas, John Stratford, William Stone, sen., John Knyghton, Owin Hayman, John Davye, William Holman, John Palmer, and others. 19th August, 2 and 3 Philip and Mary [1555]. (Cf. 628.)
638.
Charter of John Corbyn, sen., made to William Jolyff and another.

John Corbyn, sen., in consideration of the intimate love he bears to John Chubbe, sen., and Agnes, his wife, the grantor's daughter, grants to William Jolyff, gent., and Mathew Wolf, merchant, and their heirs, his messuage in Dorchester, between the messuage of the Burgesses of Dorchester, on the east and that of William Holman on the west, and Peselane on the north, which he acquired of John Sherwyn now deceased, to hold to the use of said John Corbyn and Edith, his wife, for life, remainder to the said John Chubbe and his heirs, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone, jun,. and John Howell to deliver seisin. Witnesses, William Palmer and Robert Aden, Bailiffs, John Churchyll, Walter Thomas, John Stratford, William Stone, sen., John Knyghton, Owin Hayman, John Davy, William Holman, John Palmer, and others. 19th August, 2 and 3 Philip and Mary [1555].

This tenement was released by John Corbyn, sen., of Dorchester, yoman, to John Chubbe, his son-in-law, 21st June, 8 Elizabeth, [1566]. See B. 68.
639.
Covenant between Thomas Trenchard, Esq., and Walter Thomas.

Thomas Trenchard, of Wolueton, Dorset, esquyer, for 20 bargains and sells by indenture to Walter Thomas, of Dorchester, smythe, and his heirs, his messuage with garden, the former now in the tenure of the said Walter Thomas, in the east part of the High Northe Strete, Dorchester, between the burgage of John Churchyll, in which Mathew Wolffe dwellyd, on the south, and that of John Corbyn, in which Willyam Shrewe now dwelleth, on the north, the latter in the north part of Peselane, between the burgage of the Burgesses of Dorchester on the east and that of the Feoffees of the parish church of the Holy Trinite on the west. Sundry covenants as to evidences, etc. 9th December, 3 and 4 Philip and Mary [1556]. (C/. 640.)
Fol. [137] 127.
640.
Charter of Thomas Trenchard, Esq., made to Walter Thomas.

Thomas Trenchard, of Wolueton, Dorset, Esq., in performance of a covenant contained in certain indentures of 9th December, 3 and 4 Philip and Mary [1555] , grants to Walter Thomas, of Dorchester, smythe, and his heirs, the aforesaid messuage with garden, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone, jun., and William Howell to deliver seisin. 12th December, 3 and 4 Philip and Mary [1555]. (Cf. 639.)
641.
Ratification of the Will of John Aden, made by Robert Aden to Edith Aden, his mother, and William Aden, his brother.

Robert Aden, of Dorchester, draper, son and heir of John Aden, late of Dorchester, draper (reciting that his father by his will, 25th June, 1546, bequeathed his two burgages in Dorchester, (i) One on the north side of the High Street, between the burgage of John Stratford on the west, and that called le Pentice on the east ; and {2) the other on the south side of Durnelane, between the burgage of John Willyams, Esq., on the east and that late the said John Aden's on the west ; after the testator's death to Edith, his wife, grantor's mother, for her life, to remain to William Aden, his son, grantor's brother, and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten, remainder to the right heirs of John Aden, to hold of the chief lords of the fee), confirms to the said Edith and William, and the said heirs of William, all right in the premises, 11th May, 1 Edward VI. [1547]. (Cf. 642.)
642.
Release of Edith Aden, widow, made to Wilwam Aden, her son.

Edith Aden, late widow of John Aden, of Dorchester, draper, deceased (reciting the provisions of her late husband's will of 25th June, 1546, regarding the two burgages named above, and the ratification of Robert Aden), releases in her pure and lawful widowhood to William Aden, her son, and his heirs as above limited, all right in the same, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty, 1st October, 4 and 5 Philip and Mary [1557]- (Cf- 641.)
Fol. [138] 128.
643.
Charter of Robert Aden, made to Edith Aden.

Robert Barbet, alias dictus Robert Aden, of Dorchester, draper (reciting that Queen Mary, by letters patent under the Great Seal, inter cetera, granted to Thomas Reve and Giles Isham, gentleman, and their heirs, 23rd July, second year of her reign [1554], a messuage and garden adjacent, in Dorchester, formerly in the tenure of Roger Bond, and afterwards in that of Robert Snellynge, between the tenement of William Palmer on the east and that of John Peryn on the west, late parcel of the lands and possessions of Thomas Seymor, Knight, Lord Seymor of Sudeley, attainted of high treason, and before of the late Preceptory or Hospital of Mayne, to hold of the Queen as of the manor of Easte Grenewiche, by fealty only in free socage, and not in capite, and that the said Thomas Reve and Giles Isham have sold the same to Robert Barbet aforesaid) now sells the said messuage and garden to his mother, Edith Barbet, alias dicta Edith Aden, and her heirs, containing in length, viz., from the back door [postico] in the south part of the messuage to a certain hedge of elder (sepem sambuceam), 340 feet by measure, and in length 30 feet by measure. Warranty. William Stone, jun., and John Howell to deliver seisin. 24th November, I and 2 Philip and Mary [1554]. (Cf. 644.)
644.
Charter of Edith Aden, widow, made to William Aden, her son

Edith Barbet, alias dicta Aden, of Dorchester, widow, (reciting the grants named in the preceding charter, and the sale of the said premises to her by Robert Aden, her son), now grants the same to William Barbet, alias Aden, her son, and his heirs, to hold of the Queen as of the manor of Easte Grenewiche, by fealty only in free socage, and not in capite. Warranty. William Stone, jun., and John Howell to deliver seisin. 8th April, 1 and 2 Philip and Mary [1555]. (Cf. 643.)
Fol. [139] 129.
645.
Charter of Joan Ryve, made to William Aden.

Joan Ryve, of Blandford Forum, Dorset, widow, late relict of Robert Ryve, of the same, deceased, in her pure widowhood for the intimate love and special zeal she bears to William Aden, alias vocatus William Barbet, of Dorchester, draper, etc., grants to him and his heirs two messuages in Dorchester, (i) One in St. Peter's parish, now in the separate tenure of John Dowredge, on the west side of High South Street, between the burgage of John Stratford on the south and that of John Peryn on the north ; and (2) the other in All Saints' parish, in the separate tenure of John Baunton, on the south side of High East Street, between the burgage of Walter Buclond on the east and that belonging to the parish church of All Saints on the west, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone, jun., and John Howell to deliver seisin. 4th June, 3 and 4 Philip and Mary [1557]. [Cf. 623.)
646.
Charter of Luke Adyn, made to Morgan Hayne and John Palmer.

Luke Adyn, alias dictus Luke Barbette, of Dorchester, draper (reciting that Thomas Dey, late of Stocke, Dorset, his brother-in-law, long before his death delivered to the said Luke 16 that he should purchase of John Corbyn, sen., a burgage in the parish of AH Saints, Dorchester, on the north side of East Street, between the burgage of Robert Hunte on the west and that late William Corbyn's on the east, and the said Thomas Dey by his last will, 1st December, 1547, as though he were fully seised in the said burgage, bequeathed it to William Dey, jun., his son, and his heirs lawfully begotten, to remain to William Dey, sen., another of the sons of said Thomas, and his like heirs, remainder to the said Luke Aden, and his heirs), grants the premises to Morgan Hayne and John Palmer, of Dorchester, merchants, and their heirs, on this condition, that they, within one month by their indenture should make a sufficient estate in law in the premises to the said William Dey, jun., with the aforesaid remainders. Warranty. William Stone and John Howell to deliver seisin. Witnesses, John Davye, sen., Giles Cowper, John Bowdon, John Chubbe, and others, 1st March, 2 Elizabeth [1560]. (Cf. 647.)
This page, which is the verso of Fol. [139] 129, is headed " folio cxxx," and henceforward each page is numbered, though still called folio. Fol. [140] 131.
647.
Charter of Morgan Hayne and John Palmer, made to William Dey, jun.

Morgan Hayne and John Palmer, of Dorchester, merchants, reciting the foregoing charter, demise the premises therein named to William Dey, jun., and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten, with the remainders therein specified, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. William Stone and John Howell to deliver seisin. 12th March, 2 Elizabeth [1560]. [Cf. 646.)
648.
Charter of John Corbyn, made to Peter Goodfellowe of one burgage in Dorchester, as follows.

John Corbyn, of Dorchester, baker, for 7 5s. grants to Peter Goodfellowe, of Dorchester, baker, the messuage called Bellamy's Bakehouse and garden, now in the tenure of the said Peter in Alhallen churche lane in All Saints' parish, Dorchester, between the messuage of William Churchill and the garden of John Admanston on the south, and the garden of William Baylye on the north, and the garden of Robert Coker, Esq., now in the tenure of George Sampson, on the east and the said lane on the west, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone and John Howell to deliver seisin. l0th January, 4 Elizabeth [1562]. {Cf. 600.)
649.
[Deposit of Hughe Samwayes Lease of Frverne Waddon.]

" M'' that the xxiiijth [i.e.24th] day of Julye anno quinto Elizabethe Regine [1563] there was one Indenture bearinge date the xth day of Aprell laste paste made betwyn the righte honorable Lorde William Marques of Wynchester Lorde Treasorer of Englonde of thone partie, and Hughe Samwayes of Fryerne Waddon of thother partye, concernynge the ferme or graunge of Fryerne Waddon in the countye of Dorset, delyuered to thands and custodye of John Browne, of Frampton, gent., saffely to be kepte, Vpon this condycion, That is to saye that yf one Richarde Inkepen, gent., and Morgan Hayne, there executors or assignes, do contente and paye to the sayd Hughe Samwayes, his executors or assignes, the summe of nyne hundrethe pounds of good and lawfull money of Englond at the feaste of All Saynts next ensuenge, accordynge to the purporte and meanynge of a payre of Indentures bearynge date the xxiijth day of Julye last paste, made betwyn the sayd Hughe of thone partie, and the sayd Inkepen and Hayne of thother partye, concernynge the sayd ferme of Waddon, That then the sayd John Browne shall delyuer the sayd lease made by the sayd Lorde Treasorer to the sayde Inkepen and Hayne or ther assignes, And yf defaute of paymente of the sayd somme of nyne hundreth pounds be made at the sayd feaste of All Saynts, That then the sayd John Browne shall delyuer the sayd lease to the sayd Hughe Samwayes or his assignes. Wytnesses to this agremente

John Broune, Rycharde Lawrense, John Palmer, John Chubbe, John Scott, Hugh Gryndham, John Hayward , William [bottom margin cut off]."
Fol. [141] 133.
650.
Charter of William Hallet, made to Robert Hunt.

William Hallette, of Dorchester, tanner, for 9 sells to Robert Hunte and his heirs two burgages lying together on the north side of " Este Highe Strete," between the burgage of St. John on the east and that belonging to the church of All Saints on the west, together with all evidences, etc., which he acquired of Thomas Kyllyngsforde, of Dorchester, " showmaker," by charter of 18th April, 2 Edward VI. [1548], to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone and Thomas Whitehorne to deliver seisin, 1st April, 3 Edward VI. [1549]. (Cf. 699.)
651.
Charter of James Hill made to John Scotte.

James Hyll, of Frampton, Dorset, showmaker, son and heir of Richard Hill, of Dorchester, deceased, for 8 sells by indenture to John Scotte, of Dorchester, merchaunte, and his heirs, the burgage with curtilage on the east side of Collyncolrewe streate (cujusdam vici vulgariter vocati collyncolrewe streate), between the burgage late of Richard Lewes on the south and that late of Ralph Perryn on the north, which Margaret Wyndesore, late of Fordington, widow, formerly, wife of Walter Castell, of Dorchester, bequeathed to the said James Hill, and his heirs, by her will dated the last of August, 1548, 2 Edward VI., to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone and John Howell to deliver seisin. 14th April, I Elizabeth [1559].
Fol. [142] 135.
652.
Charter of John Howell made to John Whetstone.

John Howell, of Whetstone, Dorset, yoman, for 20 sh. sells to John Whetstone, and his heirs, the toft of a tenement, that is, his void tenement without any building on the west side of a lane leading towards the precinct of the Friars Minors lately dissolved (versus precinctum fratrum minorum nuper dissolutorum), Dorchester, between the burgage of Paul Robardes on the south and that of John Symondes on the north, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone and Philip Pollarde to deliver seisin. 15th July, I Elizabeth [1559].
653.
Charter of Robert Willyams, made to John Whetstone.

Robert Willyams, of Heryngston, Dorset, Esq., grants to John Whitstone, of Dorchester, mercer, and his heirs, a tenement on the south side of High Street, Dorchester, opposite St. Peter's church, between the tenement of the Burgesses and Community of the Borough on the east and that of the heirs of Thomas Trenchard, Esq., on the west, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone and John Howell to deliver seisin. Witnesses, Walter Thomas, Nicholas Lymster, alias Foxwell, Bailiffs, Robert Aden, Morgan Hayne, John Haywarde, John Scotte. Dorchester, 20th April, 2 Elizabeth [1560].
Fol. [143] 137.
654.
Charter of William Cribbe, made to William Baylie. William Cribbe, of Dorchester, bowcher, and Alice, his wife, daughter and heir of William Ledde, alias Mundy, lately deceased, sell to William Baylye, of Dorchester, baker, and his heirs, a messuage with two curtilages adjacent, now in the tenure of the said William Baylye, in the parish of All Saints Dorchester, lately belonging to the dissolved Monastery of Byndon to hold of the Queen in free burgage and common socage, by fealty only and not in capite. Warranty. William St[one] and John Howell to deliver seisin. Last of July 2 Elizabeth [1560].
655.
Charter of John Admiston, made to John Vynye.

John Admyston, of Dorchester, weaver, son and heir of Robert Admyston, deceased, for 5 sells by indenture to John Vynye, of Dorchester, weaver, and his heirs, his burgage in the parish of All Saints, Dorchester, on the south side of High East Street, between the burgage or croft of the tenement of William Chirchell on the east and the burgage of John James on the west, and all Evidences, etc., to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone and John Howell to deliver seisin. 20th September, 2 Elizabeth [1560].
Fol. [144] 139.
656.
Charter op Thomas Winsor made to Owin Hayman.

Thomas Wynsor, of Weste Burt[ton], Dorset, husbandman (son and heir of John Wynsor, late of Wynfrythe Newboroughe, Dorset, deceased, and of Alice, his wife, daughter and heir apparent of a certain John Brigger), for 43 sh. sells by indenture to Owin Hayman, of Dorchester, barbour, and his heirs, his burgage on the south side of Durnelane, Dorchester, between the burgage of the heirs of Robert Hoskyns and now or late in the tenure of William Janso[ ] on the east, and that of the co-feoffees of the parish church of Warmewell, Dorset, on the west, which descended or ought to descend to him on the death of Allice, his mother, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone and John Howell to deliver seisin. l0th June, 3 Elizabeth [1561].
The margin is badly cut.
657.
Charter of Robert Adyn made to William. Maxfielde.

Robert Adyn, of Dorchester, draper, for 19 l0s. grants to William Maxfylde, and his heirs, his messuage and garden in the parish of All Saints, Dorchester, on the north side of High East Street, between the burgage of Luke Aden on the west and that of Nicholas Lymster, alias Foxwell, on the east, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone and John Howell to deliver seisin. 4th October, 4 Elizabeth [1562].
Fol. [145] 141.
658.
Charter of Owin Hayman, made to John Vynye.

Owin Hayman, of Dorchester, barber, for 9 6s. 8d. sells by indenture to John Vynye, of Dorchester, weaver, and his heirs, the burgage and garden on the east side of South Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of the Burgesses of the Borough on the north and that of the said Owin on the south ; and also that toft, burgage or garden on the west side of South Street, between the burgage of John Stratforde on the south and north sides, which burgage and garden the said Owin lately acquired of the Burgesses by deed under their common seal, 17th June, 1 and 2 Philip and Mary [1555]. and which they lately had by letters patent of Edward VI., dated at Lighes, 1st August, second year of his reign [1548], and which burgage or garden the said Owin lately acquired of John Chirchell, late of Dorchester, deceased, 20th October, 3 Edward VI. [1549], and which John Chirchell had by letters patent 12th March, 3 Edward VI., to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone and John Howell to deliver seisin. 27th October, 6 Elizabeth [1564]. (Cf. 612, 629.)
659.
Charter of Hugh Watkynes, made to John Whetstone.

Hugh Watkynes, of Whitechurche, Dorset, gentleman, m performance of a covenant in certain indentures between him and John Whetstone, of Dorchester, merceour, 22nd October last past, sells to the said John and his heirs the messuage in which William Hayman, late of Dorchester, merchant, dwelt, and the curtilage, buildings, etc., thereto belonging, in the parish of All Saints, Dorchester, between le Friers lane on the east and the messuage of Owin Hayman, now in the tenure of John Cove, on the west and north sides, and the messuage of Nicholas Lymster, also on the north, and the Highe Easte street on the south, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone and John Howell to deliver seisin. 2nd November, 1564, 6 Elizabeth.
Fol. [146] 143.
660.
Charter of Robert Drake, made to William Haydon.

Robert Drake, of leane[ ] Kent, yoman, son and heir apparent of Robert Drake, of Dorchester, late deceased, in fulfilment of a covenant in certain indentures of l0th August, 7 Elizabeth [1565] between him and William Haydon, of Dorchester, shoomaker, grants to the said William and his heirs two messuages in the parish of All Saints, Dorchester, and all buildings, etc., thereto belonging, on the north side of Durnegate lane, between the burgage of John Barrye on the west and that of the heirs of Marian Pryn on the east, the burgages of All Saints' church on the north, and the saide lane on the south, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone and Roger Hayman to deliver seisin. 15th August, 7 Elizabeth [1565].
661.
Charter of Robert Williams, made to John Davye.

Robert Willyams, of Herynston, Dorset, Esq., for 40 sells to John Davye, of Dorchester, vyntner, and his heirs, his messuage on the east side of South Street, between the messuage of Richard Stratford on the south and that of Giles Cooper on the north, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone and Roger Hayman to deliver seisin. 21st September, 7 Elizabeth [1565].
Fol. [147] 145,
662.
Charter of Nicholas Martyn, made to William Adyn,

Nicholas Martyn, of Athelhampston, Dorset, Esq., in performance of a covenant in certain indentures of i8th October, 7 Elizabeth [1565], between him and William Adyn, of Dorchester, woollen draper, grants to the said William, and his heirs, all his messuages on the west side of High South Street, in the parish of St. Peter's, Dorchester, between the burgage of John James on the north, and that of John Shellie on the south, the west walls of the Borough on the west, and High South Street on the east. Also seven acres of land lying within the west walls of the Borough. Also seven acres of meadow lying together in the west Warde next the great bridge called New Bridge (in le weaste warde juxta magnum pontem vocaium novum pontem), and on the north side of the stream, all the premises lately being in occupation of Robert Randall, late deceased, and now of Alice, his late wife, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone and Philip Pollarde to deliver seisin. 27th October, 7 Elizabeth[1565]
663.
Charter of John Banner, made to William Cardroe.

John Balner, alias Lawrence, of Honington, Devon, fyshe jewter,[i.e. Jouster a retailer of fish] in performance of a covenant contained in certain indentures of 27th August, last past, between him and William Cardroe, of Cearne Abbatis, Dorset, marchaunte, grants to the said William and his heirs a messuage in St. Peter's parish, Dorchester, on the south side of High West Street, between the burgage of the heirs of the late Earl of Bedford, Lord Russell, on the west, and that of Thomas Trencharde, Esq., late deceased, on the east, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone, jun., and John Howell to deliver seisin. 7th September, 4 and 5 Philip and Mary [1557].
Fol. [148] 147.
664.
Charter of John Admiston, made to Peter Goodfehowe.

John Admiston, of Dorchester, beerbrewer, for 40s. sells by indenture to Peter Goodfellowe, of Dorchester, baker, and his heirs, a messuage or garden in All Saints' parish, Dorchester, on the north side of Dume lane, on the east side of the tenement or garden of Robert Coker, Esq., and on the south side of the garden of the said Peter, and on the east side of a certain gate leading from the said lane into the court (in cortem) of the tenement of a certain Peter Goodfellowe, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone and John Howell to deliver seisin. 25th June, 7 Elizabeth [1565].
665.
Charter of the Burgesses, made to John Corbyn.

Walter Thomas, Nicholas Lymster, Robert Adyn, John Davye, Owin Hayman, John Palmer, Morgan Hayne, John Beriet, John Scot, Paul Robardes, Hugh Gryndham, Luke Adyn, Wlliam Adyn, Peter Turtell, John James, John Symondes, Robert Hunte, William Hayman, Richard Corbyn, and John Chubbe, Burgesses of the Borough of Dorchester, with unanimous assent and consent, and for 40 sh. sell by indenture to John Corbyn, sen., of Dorchester, yoman, and his heirs, their messuage in the parish of Holy Trinity, Dorchester, on the south side of High West Street, between the burgage of the heirs of Robert Holman on the east and that of the Feoffees of the parish church of Netherburie on the west, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone and John Howell to deliver seisin. 20th May, 2 Elizabeth [1560]. (Cf. 667-9.)
Fol. [149] 149.
666.
Charter of Robert Willyams, made to Richard Corbyn.

Robert Williams, of Winterborne Heryngston, Dorset, Esq., in performance of certain indentures of 1st March, 8 Elizabeth [1566], between him and Richard Corbyn, of Dorchester, baker, grants to the said Richard, and his heirs, the burgage in Holy Trinity parish, Dorchester, on the south side of High West Street, the messuage of Leonard Stone being on the west, and that of the co-Burgesses on the east, the West Walls of the Borough on the south, and the said Queen's way on the north, and two acres of arable land lying together on the west side of the said West Walls, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone and Philip Pollarde to deliver seisin. 20th April, 8 Elizabeth [1566].
667.
Charter of Robert Corbyn, made to John Stone.

Robert Corbyne, of Dorchester, yeoman, son of Richard Corbyne, of the same, baker, grants to John Stone, citizen and clothier (pannario) of London, and his heirs, his messuage in Holy Trinity parish, Dorchester, on the south side of High West Street, between the burgage of the heirs of Robert Holman on the east and that of the Feoffees of the Parish church of Netherbury on the west, now or late in the tenure of John Pounseye, butcher, which late belonged to John Corbyne, sen., late of Dorchester, yeoman, deceased, by indenture made by the Burgesses of Dorchester, dated 20th May, 2 Elizabeth [1560], to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. 12th February, 1571[-2], 14 Elizabeth. (Cf. 665, 668-9.)
John Scote, John Whetston, Bailiffs [? 13 Elizabeth 1571-2].

668.
Letter of Attorney of John Stone.

John Stone, citizen and clothier of London, constitutes Leonard Stone, of Dorchester, yeoman, his attorney to receive seisin of the premises. I2th February, 1571[-2], 14 Elizabeth. (Cf. ut supra.)
669.
Robert Corbyn's, Letter of Attorney.

Robert Corbyne, of Dorchester, yeoman, son of Richard Corbyne, of the same, baker, constitutes William Collyns and John Pillard his attorneys to deliver seisin of the premises, 17th March, 14 Elizabeth [1571-2]. (Cf. id supra.) " Extractum et [con]cordatum cum originali per me Johannem Gyat Scriptorem."
Fol. [150]. Roll 150.
670.
[Charter of Joan Wey.]

Thomas Lylley, son and heir of Anastacia Lylley, daughter and heir of William Scloyse, for 20s. sells to Joan Wey, of Dorchester, widow, and her heirs, his burgage and curtilage on the south side of High East Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of the heirs of William Lyde on the east and that of the heirs of Christopher Lancaster on the west, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Philip Pollerd and John Howell to deliver seisin. Witnesses, Walter Thomas and Robert Aden, Bailiffs, John Stratford and Ralph Peryn, Constables, William Palmer, Robert Snellynge, Richard Perham, Richard Waglande, John Knyghton, John Davy, William Pynge, Owin Hayman, Thomas Balton, Nicholas Lymester, John Palmer, William Holman, Thomas Whythorne, Mathew Wolfe, Roger Androwes, Peter Turtle, and others. Dorchester, 7th October, 4 Edward VI. [1550]. (Cf. 671-2.) " Irrotulatur per Georgium Robynson subseneshallum Burgi predicti."
671.
[Charter of John Bertlett.]

Joan Wey, of Dorchester, widow, for i66s. 8d. sells to John Bertlett, of Pudeltoune, Dorset, husbondman, and his heirs, the burgage conveyed by the preceding charter, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone, jun., and John Howell to deliver seisin. Witnesses, William Palmer and Robert Aden, Bailiffs, Richard Wagland and Owin Hayman, Constables, Walter Thomas, John Churchill, John Stratford, John Corbyn, Richard Perham, John Knyghton, John Davye, Thomas Balton, William Holman, Nicholas Lymester, John Palmer, Peter Turtle, and others. 4th December, I and 2 Philip and Mary [1554]. (Cf. 670-1.) " Irrotulatur per Robynson."
[Fol. 151]. Roll 151.
672.
Charter of John Bartlet, made by Joan Wey, widow.

Joan Wey, of Dorchester, " wydowe," releases to John Bartlet, and his heirs, in full possession, all right in the premises beforenamed. Warranty. l0th December, 1 and 2 Philip and Mary (1554) (Cf- 670-1.)
673.
Charter of John Pyllerd, made by Roger Abyndon, alias Knyght,

Roger Abyndon, alias Knyghte, of Shepton Gorge, Dorset, yeoman, grants to John Pyllerd, of Dorchester, baker, and his heirs, two burgages lying together in Holy Trinity parish, Dorchester, on the south side of High West Street, on the east side of the burgage of William Churchill, and on the west side of that of the heirs of Robert Longe, and on the north side of the West Walls, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Stone and William Collyns, alias Herne, to deliver seisin. 17th December, 17 Elizabeth [1574].
[Fol. 152.] Ro. 152.
674.
[Charter of George Robynson.]

Robert Adyn, of Dorchester, wollen draper, in performance of a covenant contained in certain indentures of even date with these presents, grants to George Robynson, of Dorchester, and his heirs, his messuage and garden on the east side of High South Street, Dorchester, between the burgage of All Saints' church in the tenure of Henry Whyttle on the north and that of William Facye on the south, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Herne and John Pillerd to deliver seisin. loth August, 16 Elizabeth, [1574]. (Cf. 601.)
675.
[Charter of George Robynson.]

Robert Barnes, of Fordington, husbondman, and Agnes, his wife, sell to George Robynson, of Dorchester, gentleman, and his heirs, their burgage and garden on the north side of Dumelane, Dorchester, between the burgage of John Hennyng on the east and the lane called the Northe lane (venellam vocatam the Northe lane) on the west, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Herne and John Pillerd to deliver seisin. l0th August, 16 Elizabeth [1574].
[Fol. 153.] Ro. 153.
676.
Charter of Thomas Torryn, made to Robert Chubbe, butcher

Thomas Torryn, sen., of Dorchester, mercer, for 32 sells to Robert Chubbe, of Dorchester, bowcher [butcher], and his heirs, his messuage in the parish of St. Peter's, Dorchester, on the east side of High North Street, between the burgage of John Corbyn, sen., in which William Syronghe now dwells, on the south, and that of Mathew Wolfe, in which Christopher Hole, gent., now dwells, on the north, 28 feet in breadth and 90 feet in length, to hold of the Queen in free burgage and common socage, by fealty only and not in capite. Warranty. William Stone, jun., and John Howell to deliver seisin. Dorchester, 1st September, 3 and 4 Philip and Mary [1556].
Endorsed with a memorandum that the sealing, etc., and the livery of seisin were done in the presence of John Knighton, one of the Bailiffs, Walter Thomas and William Holman, Constables, William Stone, sen., Owen Hayman, Thomas Belton, Paul Robardes, John Beriet, John Stratford, John Scotte, Peter Turtell, and others, on the day and year within written. [Note:- See Wills Index Christopher Hole's Will proved 27th Oct 1570]
677.
Charter of William Myller

Robert Chubbe, of Dorchester, bowcher, in performance of covenants in certain indentures of the date of these presents, grants to William Miller, of Fordington, miller, and his heirs, a burgage on the east side of North Street, between the burgage of Stephen Brent, gent., on the north, that of John Chubbe on the south, and the garden, parcel of the burgage of Nicholas Lymster on the east, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. William Collyns, alias Hearne, and John Pyllerde to deliver seisin. 20th April, 25 Elizabeth [1583].
Endorsed that sealing and livery of seisin were done in the presence of John Adyn, Robert Adyn, baylifes, John James, Laurence Stratforde, Leonard Stone, John Scott, John Whetstone, John Chubbe, Robert Hunte, John Wynsor, thelder, John Wynsor, jun., Robert Reade, and others. Also witness, Mathew Chubbe, the writer.
[Fol. 154.] Ro. 154
678.
[Charter of William Miller]

Richard Vyvyan, of Dorchester, yeoman, for 9 sells to William Miller, of Dorchester, yeoman, and his heirs, his burgage or garden on the north side of Pease lane, Dorchester, between land of William Reade on the west and that of Thomas Edwards on the east, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. John Pillerde and Thomas Galton, to deliver seisin. 20th April, 25 Elizabeth [1583]. Endorsed with names of witnesses of livery of seisin, last day of April, 25 Elizabeth [1583]. Laurence Stratforde, John Grene [i.e. John Green], Constables, John Spicer, John Whetstone, Thomas Coker, William Reade, and Mathew Chubbe, the writer. [Cf. 679.)
679.
[Release of William Myller.]

Richard Vyvyan, of Dorchester, yeoman, releases to William Myller, of the same, yeoman, all right in the above named premises. 17th May, 25 Elizabeth [1583].
N.B. The burgage is here said to be on the south side of Pease lane.
AH the succeeding enrolments in the Domesday are in English.
680.
[Composition for Toll, John Vrvyn and others.]

" Wheras the Inhabitants of Witcomb, which heertofore vsually paid tll of such corne as they brought to the markett of this borough of Dorchester to bee sold, haue for about three yeares last past refused to pay such toll, whervpon the Bailiff and Burgesses of this Borough comenced suite by suppena out of the Exchequer against some of the inhabitants of Witcomb aforesaid, whereuppon this presente day some of the same parishioners for themselves, viz., John Vrvyn, Thomas Motier, Roberte White and Nicholas Parmiter, and the said Thomas Motier for his mother, Alice Motier, widow, have compownded with the Bailiffs of the said Borough for the said toll in this manner, viz., to pay on Saturday next betwene them two bushelles of barly in lieu of all their arrerages of the said toll, and iiijs (i.e. 3 shillings)towards the charges of the said suite comenced, and henceforth to pay the toll duly of all such corne and grayne as shall be brought of theirs to the markett of this borough to be sold. This agreement was made in the towne haule of the sayd borough the seaventeenth day of Januery, Anno D'ni,(i.e. Domini or in the year) 1624. Signum Johannis Vruin. Signum Thome Motier, Signum Roberti White, Signum Nicholai Parmiter. Witnesses hervnto Will'm Derby, Touneclerke, John Condit, Serieant at mace."
681.
[Composition for Toll. Richard Fivian.]

Made that the xvjth (i.e. 16th)day of May, anno d'ni 1625, Richard Fivian, of Turnerspiddle, did compownd with the Bailiffs and Burgesses of the Borough of Dorchester for all the arrerags of toll of the Corne which he hath brought to the markett of this Borough before this day for a bushell of barly and the charges of the suppena against him, and promiseth for tyme to come to pay his toll in kynd. Signum Ricardi Fivian. Teste Willielmo Derby, clerico Burgi predicti.
Fol. 155 and 156.
682.
Release to John Goare and his sons.]

John Froome, of Doddings Beere, Dorset, gent., and George Froome, gent., his son and heir apparent, of the one part, demise and to farm letten to John Goare, of Froome Vawchurch, Dorset, yeoman, and to John and William, his sons, of the other part, for their lives and the life of the longest liver, the tenement now in the occupation of said John Goare, the elder, in Frome Vawchurch, one dose of pasture (2 acres) adjoining the tenement, 5 other closes, viz., 1 of meadow called Pondclose (1 acre), 1 of meadow called Dynnye meade (2 acres), 1 of pasture called Broade Lynes (12 acres), lying by Clayhill there, 1 of pasture, called Rockes (24 acres), and 1 of arable called Longe Crosse (16 acres), " lying by a place there called Longe Crosse parcell of which premisses weere lately divided and newly enclosed out of the common feilds of Froome Vawchurch aforesaid and exchanged, and now to the said tenement belonging and appertayninge in heu and recompence of the said division," at a yearly rent of 23 sh. 46d. payable in equal portions at Michaelmas and the Annunciation B.V.M. Sundry covenants. The tenants to have, fell and take competent and sufficient " howse boote, hayboote, hedgeboote, foaldboote, fire boote and plough boote." Richard Keysar and William Byshoppe to deliver possession. l0th June, 43 Elizabeth [1601]. Sealed by John Froome in presence of George Sidenham, Nicholas Guye, Robert Stevens, Thomas Meech, Adlingston Welsteed, John Foorde, Seisin delivered 29th June, in presence of John Singe, John Beere, John Bonger, Roger Rale.
Original signatures are added of W. Whiteway, Maior (i.e. Mayor), Jno Hill, James Gould, Baylyffs, Jo: Porkins (Parkins?), Wm. Jolyff, Barnard Toup, Richard Sauage (Savage?), Jno. Long, W. Whiteway.
Fol. 157.
683.
[Grant of Annuity to Edward Bisse and another.]

John Pitt, thunger,[i.e. the younger] of Waymouth and Melcomb Regis, Dorset, marchaunt, in consideration of 40 paid him by John (sic) Mercer, alias Aishe, of Westcombe, in the parish of Batcombe, Somerset, clothier, grants to Edward Bisse, of Spartgrave, Somerset, Esq., and James Mercer, alias Aishe, of Westcombe, clothier, their exors., etc., an annuity of 5, to be issuing out of certain houses, edifices, sellars, and new erected buildings in Waymouth and Melcomb Regis in St. Edmund Street, between the same street on the north, the Porte or Haven on the south, lands in occupation of John Hodges on the east, and a Lane or Wharffe leading from St. Nicholas Street to the Porte or Haven on the west, 58 feet long from north to south, and 17½ feet broad from east to west, and out of a dose of pasture called Waymouthes North (3½ acres) in the tithing of Southover in parish of Wyke Regis for 99 years from Michaelmas next ensuing, if Margerye, wife of John Mounsell, late of Waymouth and Melcombe Regis, merchante, shall so long live, upon trust to pay the said annuity to her for and towards her better maintenance. Various covenants. Last of May, 12 James, [1614]. In presence of John Hayse, his mark, William Gullock, James George, Edward Ashe.
Fol. 158, 159.
684.
[Grant of Annuity to Edward Biss and others.]

John Pitt, the younger, of Waymouth and Melcombe Regis, merchant, for 100 grants to Edward Bisse, of Spartgrave, Somerset, Esq., James Mercer, alias Aishe, of Westcombe, Somerset, clothier, Robert Bateman, of London, marchant, and William Whiteway, of Dorchester, marchants and their ex'ors, etc., an annuity of 10 to be issuing out of a messuage and close of pasture called Rowe close (10 acres) and out of 2 closes of meadow (2 acres) adjoining, in Radipoll, Dorset, in occupation of Thomas Hill, and out of 1 messuage and seller in Melcombe Regis, " sometime belonging to the Colledge of St. Stephen in Westm'," and out of a parcel of ground on the south of said messuage, 65 feet long from east to west, and 38 feet broad from north to south, etc., for 99 years if Margery, now wife of John Mounsell, of Waymouth and Melcombe Regis, and Peter, their son, or either of them, shall so long live, in trust to pay the same to Margery for her life, and after her death to Peter. Recites a deed of bargain and sale, nth May, 14 James [1616], by which John Mounsell and Margery, his now wife, grant sundry tenements in Way- mouth and Melcombe Regis to John Pitt, the younger, without molestation of any persons claiming under John Mounsell and Peter Mounsell deceased, father and brother of the aforesaid John. Sundry covenants. Signed 25th March, 15 James, [1617], in presence of Richard Bernard, Ro. Grove, John Pytt, Vpton Bysse, Robert Forde.
Fol. 160.
685.
Lease to James Aish.

4th August, 21 James [1623], John Pitt, of Waymouth and Melcombe Regis, marchaunte, for 124 paid him by James Aish, of Westcombe, Somerset, gent., lets to him to farm a messuage called Easter Lane Howse in Wyke Regis, and 14 acres of meadow in 6 closes adjoining the said messuage, bounded by lands of Robert Pitt and Nicholas Smarte on the east, by land of same Robert Pitt on the west, by the Drove called Cockle Drove on the south, and the commons called the Wilde and Lanehowse Moore on the north. And common of pasture for one horse beast, two kyne, two oxen, two bullockes and two calves, 70 sheep, to depasture in the Commons, Droves, and Common Feilds of Wyke Regis, etc., late in occupation of Phllip Nicholles, to hold for 99 years if Margery Mounsell, now wife of John Mounsell, of Courte Broome, co. Lymbrick, Ireland, merchant, Margarett and Mary, their daughters, or either of them, shall so long live, at a yearly rent of 10 sh. Signed in presence of Andrew Kellwaye, Joseph Pitt, John Stacye.
" Memorandum that the three last writinges are true copies of certen writinges whereof vnto other copies wee have putt our common scale the third day of Aprill in the nynth yeare of the reigne of our sou'aigne lyord Charles 1633.
Edmunde Dashwoode, maior, W. Whiteway, W. Whiteway, Wm. Jolyff, Barnard Toup, Denis Bond, Jn Hill, James Gould, Richard Sauage." (Original signatures.)
Fol. 161.
686.
[Charter of John Monnsell.]

By indenture, 28th August, 1615, the Rt. Hon. Donate, Earle of Thoumond, Lord President of Mounster, demises and lets to farm to John Monnsell, citizen and Salter of London, " the Scite circuit and Precinct of the Abbey or disolved Monastery ... of Channon's Island, with all houses . . . therevnto belonging, togeather with all lands ... in the Hamlets, Townes, and Feilds of Channons Islande, Inishtubbred, Inisherck and Inishloy," in the county of Clare, Ireland, for 31 years from Michaelmas next, at a yearly rent of 18. The said John to have, during the term, all tithe, corne, altaridge, oblacions, obvencions and other spiritual emoluments which shall grow in and upon the premises, belonging to the said Earl in right of the Abbey of Channons Island and the Abbey of Clare, paying all proxies accruing to the Archbishops, Bishops and their ministers after the end of three years from the date of this indenture, " the said John, his executors and assignes, shall retaine and plant in and vppon. the premisses Englishmen as tenants and farmers vnder them and him during this lease, and shall by no meanes after the said three yeares enterteine as tenantes any Irish man whatsoeuer, except household servants of hierdies."
Thomond. In presence of R. Delaheyde, W. Brickdall, Gillabrid Mc Bredy. " This is a true copy of a deed, presented unto us on the behalf e of the aboue mentioned John Monnsell, and was examined before us, the 31st day of January, anno D'ni 1633. Wm. Jolyff, maior, Edmunde Dashwoode, Richard Burie, Baylif, W. Whiteway, Barnard Toup, Denis Bond, W. Whiteway, James Gould, Richard Sauage."
Fol. 162.
687.
[Charter of Richard Bury.]

By indenture, 10th June, 13 Charles [1637], Charles James, of Hide, in parish of Steeple, Isle of Purbecke, gent., sells for 190 to Richard Bury, of Dorchester, grocer, and his heirs, his messuage in tenure of William Laurence, gent., called Foxwell's Tenement, on the east side of South High Street, Dorchester, between the burgage and land of James Gould, merchant, on the south and east, and the burgage in tenure of Elizabeth Cundytt, widow, on the north, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty against all persons claiming under the said Charles James, or James James, deceased, his brother, late of Waymouth. Charles James and Johan, his wife, will, if required, within 7 years give further assurance. Robert Coker, the elder, and Mathewe Harvye to deliver seisin.
In presence of Hum. Jolyff, Will. Derbie, Robert Coker, Jo. Foyle.

Livery of seisin in presence of Math. Harvye, William Ben, Will. Derbie. " This is a true copy of a certen deede in parchment vnder scale presented vnto vs by Mr. Richard Burie, Maior of the Borough of Dorchester to be inrolled in thes booke & was examined before vs the nyneteenth day of February, anno d'ni 1640. Ric Burie Maior 1640, Edmunde Dashwoode, Wm. Jolyff, Henry Maber, Edw. Dashwood, Richard Sauage, John Bushrod, John Hill, James Gould 1640."
Fol. 163, 164 [165].
688.
[Charter of Charles James.]

By Indenture, 11th September, 11 Charles [1635], James James, of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, merchant, for 400 sells to Charles James, of Hyde, in Isle of Purbeck, gent., and his heirs, a messuage in Melcombe Regis on west side of St. Mary's Street, and all messuages, etc., now in occupation of said James James, Roger Gill, and Sicely Hervill, widow, on the west side of Melcombe Regis, between the port and haven on the east, the messuage now or late George Wayman's and the lands now or late James Barton's on the east (sic), lands now or late in occupation of Justinian Kingston, the elder, on the south, and a certain void ground of the said Borough on the north. Also the messuage called Foxwell's Tenement, Dorchester [No. 687], to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. John James and Dorothy, his wife, will give further assurance, etc. Henry Samwaies and John Foyle to deliver seisin. In presence of George Mantell, Thomas Foxwell, J. Foile, Henr. Samwaies. Livery of seisin the same day, in presence of Thomas Foxwell, George Mantell, Jo. Foile, Tho. Dashwood, Henr. Samwaies, Certified by same persons as the preceding Deed, 19th February, 1640. " Ex" per Will'm Derby, co'em clericu' Burgi de Dorchester."
Fol. [165] verso.
689.
[Nathaniel White's Release.] [Note Nathaniel White was the youngest of 4 sons of Rev. John White the Patriarch of Dorchester]

George Cole, of Dorchester, merchant, releases to Nathanael White, of the same, all actions, etc., against him from the beginning of the world. 14th December, 1647. Witnesses, John Bushrod, Sam. White, Jos. White.
690.
[Nathanieil White's Release.]

George Little, of Toller Porcorum, Dorset, merchant, makes the like release to Nathanael White, 14th December, 1647. Witnesses, John Bushrod, Jn Bragge, Will'm White. Certified as true copies, 17th December, 1647, but no signatures.
Fol. [166].
691.
Lease Richard Bury

By Indenture, 26th October, 23 Charles [1647] the Rt. Hon Sir William Stowrton, K.B., Lord Stowrton of Stowrton, for 1,100, to farm lets to Richard Bury, of Dorchester, marchant the farm of Buckerswerton, alias Buckhome, called Cort Farm, in parish of Buckhorne Weston, Dorset, late in tenure of John Davidge, gent., deceased, and now of Henry Davidge, yeoman, together with Broad Shawe (16 acres), Broad Shawe wood {40 acres), late divided into several closes, Long Shawe (22 acres), ditto, a pasture called the Lawne (7 acres), an orchard (1 acre). Bury Croft (6 acres), Calfe hay (2 acres), 7 acres of meadow in the Moore, 11 acres of arable in the North Feild, 16 acres of arable in the South Feild, free fishing, and common of pasture, for 99 years from 25th March next, if Phinees Bury, John Bury, and Thomas Bury, sons of the said Richard Bury, or any of them, so long live, at a yearly rent of 4 18s. 4d., and the best beast (or 2) as heriot. Allowance of necessary House Boote, Rayle Boote, Gate Boote, Bridge Boote, Plough Boote, and Cart Boote. Witnesses, Will. Hussey, James Baker, Walter Barnes, Geo. Moore, William White.
Certified as a true copy, 24th October, 1648. Examined by Will. Derby, Town Clerk, and Thos. Sheppard.
Fol. [167] verso [168].
692.
[Mortgage to Richard Bury.]

By Indenture of 8th November, 22 Charles [1646], Stephen Moorecocke, of Dorchester, dyer, and Anne, his wife, sell to Richard Bury, of Dorchester, merchant, and his heirs, for 100 their messuage on the north side of High East Street, between the messuage or lands late in tenure of Edward Dashwood on the east, and those late in tenure of Walter Hewett on the west, the river and stream of water running from the Friary Mills on the north, and High East Street on the south, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. Thomas Poole, clothier, and Richard Scovile, gent., to deliver seisin. Provided that if the grantors pay to the said Richard Bury 16 yearly for 6 years, from 24th December next, and also 204 at Lady Day, 1653, the present indenture and sale to be void. Witnesses, Ri. Scovile, Tho. Poole, Nath. Osborne.*

This was not the only transaction had between the parties, for by indenture of 17th June, 18 Charles [1642] between Steven Moorecocke, of Dorchester, Dyer, and Richard Bury, of Dorchester, Grocer (reciting that John Strong, of Dorchester, Whitebaker, by indenture of 2Sth March, 14 Charles [1639], to farm let to Steven Moorecocke, a garden containing five goads in extent, on which the said Steven had lately built a dying house, in the parish of All Saints, Dorchester, for 14 years, at a rent of 30 sh. per ana., and the said Steven is indebted to the said Richard in the sum of 35), the former mortgages to the latter the said premises, together with his household stuff, as security for payment on 24th June, 1643, [Document in ppsgessipn pf G. Troyte-Chafyn-Grove, Esq]
Certified as a true copy, 26th July, 1654, by Henry Maber. Maior, George Cole, Jno. Whiteway, Richard Sauage, John Bushrod, Josiah Terry, Tho. Symonds. [For the loan of 100, the mortgagee receives 300 in the course of six years.]
Fol. [169].
693.
Agreements for Toll [Nicholas Hayne.]

" Be it remembred That on the Three and Twentith day of May, 1655, Nicholas Hayne, of Alton Pancras, gent.. Hath compounded with the Corporacion of Dorchester for the Tole of the corne payable out the Parsonage of Alton Pancras for one whole yeare (vidzt) from Mich'mas day last vnto Mich'mas day next, and hath promisd to bring in vnto Mr. Mayor the next Saturday Two Bushells of wheate in leiu of the Tole of the same Parsonage for this yeare, And the said Mr. Haine being sued by the Corporacion for the Tole, hee hath promised to pay the charge that the Corporacion hath expended concerninge him. In Testimony whereof the said Mr. Haine hath herevnto subscribed his name the day and yeare aforesaid. Nicho. Hayne."
694.
William Alner.

" The i6th day of June, 1655, William Alner, of Divelish, hath compownded with the Corporacion for the Tole of his Corne for this yeare to bee ended at Mich'mas next and hath paid Three Shillings to Mr. Major for his Composicion and hath promised to pay his parte of the charge, and promised to pay tole for what corne he shall hereafter bring to the Merkett for the future as others that bring corne to the merkett doe. Witnes his hand." [No signature.]
695.
[Christopher Alner.] " The 9th day of June, 1655, Christopher Alner, of Divelish, hath compounded for his tole for this yeare to be ended at Mich'mas at the rate of 1s. 6d.''
696.
[Giles Samson.]

" The 2nd day of January, 1655, Giles Samson, of Milborne, in the liberty of Divilish, hath compownded with the Corporacion for his tole of corne broughte in to the Merkett vntill Michaelmas last being sued for the same and hath paid xijd for such his composicion, and hath agreed to pay tole as others doe hereafter, and in testimony thereof hath herevnto putt his hand." No signature.
697.
Humphrey Bayly.

" xjth Aprill, 1656. Whereas Humfrey Baylye, of Nether Cerne, gent., hath byn fined in the Court of Exchequer by the Maior, Bailiffs & Capitall Burgesses of the Borough of Dorchester for refuseing to pay toll, where vpon this day the said Humfry Baylye did compound and agree with the said Mannor (sic) Bailiffs and Burgesses of the said Borough for the said Toll, vizt. to pay in hand for and towards the costs & arreares six shillinges and viijd., and henceford to pay the toll dulye of all such Corne as the said Humfrey Baylye shall bring or send vnto this Towne to be solde. This Agreement made in the towne hall of the said Borough the eleventh daye of Aprill, 1656. Humfry Bayly. Wittnesses heerevnto, Gilbbe' Loder, John Gilbert, Wilham Ryall."
698.
[Duke of Richmond and Lenox to be High Steward.]

" To all to whome these presents shall come the Maior, Bailiffs, Aldermen and Capitall Burgesses of the Borough of Dorchester in the County of Dorset send Greeting. Know yee that the said Major, Bailiffs, Aldermen and Capitall Burgesses have elected and chosen the Right Honorable Charles, Duke of Richmond and Lenox, Earle of Litchfeild, March and Darnely, Lord de Aubignie, Baron of Newbury, Leighton, Brunswald, Setterrington, Torbolton, Cruxston, and Methuen, Lord High Chamberlaine and Admirall of Scotland and Lord Leiv' of the County of Dorset, to be high Steward of the said Borough, which his Grace hath bin pleased to accept of, which with all humble thankefulnes we acknowledge, and in testimony thereof we have caused these presents to be enrolled in the Doomesday booke of the said Borough, and have herevnto affixed our Common seale the vijth day of November in the twelveth yeare of the Reigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles the Second, by the Grace of God of England, Scotland, Frannce & Ireland King, Defender of the Fayth, &c." [1660].
Fol. [170].
699.

[Charter of Robert Wyer, jun.]

By Indenture of 4th July, 1659, John Churchill, of Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, yeoman, sells to Roberte Wyer, the younger, of Sherborne, tobacco cutter, and his heirs, for 90 his messuage and garden in the occupation of Edward Chepman, the elder, clothier, on the north side of High East Street, between the land of Clement Bryne in the east, and a wall called the Friery Wall on the north, and land of the Feoffees of All Saints' church now in the tenure of Frederick Loffe the elder, gent., on the west, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. Warranty. John Churchill and Elizabeth, his wife, if required, will give further assurance. John Foyle, gent., and Charles Allen, to deliver seisin. Witnesses, Edward Scamell, Edward Chepman, the mark of Charles Allen, John Foyle, John Chepman. Livery of seisin same day, in presence of Edward Scamell, George Manuell, John Chepman. (C/. 650.)

Edward Chepman, the elder, the tenant of the messuage for the life of Edward Churchill, father of the said John Churchill, attorned tenant to Roberte Wyer, by the delivery of one peece of sixepence in silver vnto him, the said Rob'te Wyer, in the name and liewe of attornement. Witnesses, John Moore, Ellis Evered, Thomas Allen, John Chapman, the mark of Nicholas Dowle, Jo. Foyle. Certified as a true copy, 29th November, 1661. Josiah Terry, maior. Exi by Joseph Derby, Common Clerk of the Borough.
Fol. [171] verso.
700.
[Thomas Freke, High Steward.]

Deed Poll by which the Mayor, Bayliffes, Aldermen and Capital Burgesses make known that they have elected the Honourable Thomas Freke, of Shroton, Dorset, Esq., a Deputy Lieutenant, and one of the Knights of the Shire in the present Parliament, to be High Steward of the Borough. Enrolled in the Doomesday Book, ist September, 31 Charles II. [1679].
701.
[Duke of Newcastle, High Steward.]

Similar appointment of the most noble and mighty Prince John, Duke of Newcastle, Marquis and Earl of Clare, Baron Houghton of Houghton, Lord Lieut, of Notts, Lord Warden of Forest of Sherwood, Lord Lieut, of East Riding of Yorkshire, Governor of the Town and Fort of Kingston upon Hule, K.G., to be High Steward of the Borough. Enrolled in the Doomesday Book. 23rd January, 13 William III. [1701]. ,

The following deeds are not enrolled in the Domesday, but are placed here as being similar in character to some of the preceding documents.
702.
[Charter of John Stratford.]

John Wyllyams and Roger Howell, Wardens of the Fraternity of St. Mary in St. Peter's church, Dorchester, with the unanimous assent and consent of the brethren and sisters of the said Fraternity, and for a certain sum of money, grant to John Stratford, goldesmythe, and his heirs for ever, two burgages in St. Peter's parish, in the western part of High South Street, Dorchester, one between the burgages of said John Stratford on the north and of the Prior or Chaplain of the chapel of St. John Baptist in Dorchester on the south, the other between the burgages of the said Prior on the north and of the Bailiffs of Dorchester on the south, to hold of the chief lords of the fee. William Stone, jun., and John Barree to deliver seisin. Sealed by the Wardens, and with the seal of the Borough. Witnesses, Laurence Balner and Edward Welys, Bailiffs, Reginald Rawleyn and Robert Jamys, Constables, William Stone, sen., Nicholas Perham, John Aden, William Palmer, John Jamys, Robert Wyllyams, Richard Howell, John Haywarde, John Samwys, Richard Perham, and others, 1st December, 18 Henry VIII. [1526].
Two seals are gone ; that of the town remains (slightly injured), bearing a castle triple-towered; with arms of France and England quarterly before the gate. Legend, sigul ....Llivovm Dorchester [B5]
703.
[Judgment in Cardrowe v. Sampforde and others.]

This is an exemplification, 10th May, 8 Elizabeth [1566], of a decree in Chancery in the suit brought by William Cardrowe of Cerne, merchant, against Richard Sampforde, George Golde, and Symon Golde. Richard Sampforde, of Ceme, yeoman, was seised in fee of three closes of land, meadow and pasture, called Rodehill, in the parish of Minterne, and of a copse or " springe of woode," with the ground and soil thereof, about 4 acres, in the parish of Hermitage, and divers other lands, etc., under the will of Nicholas Sampforde, his father, for term of years, and to the use of Elizabeth and Mary, daughters of the said Nicholas, and for their education and maintenance. And he, being so seised, about 3 years past agreed to convey the premises to the complainant, William Cardrowe, for 100 marks, and received 56 13s. 4d. of that sum, the rest to be paid thereafter, and promised to make to the complainant a good and sufficient estate in the premises, in fee simple. This the defendant eventually refused to do, and also demised the premises to one, George Golde, " a man of great substance and wealthe and of no lesse frendes and power in the County," and to Simon Golde, his son, for 99 years, who have since cut down, etc., the hedges, quicksettes, and woods growing about the premises. The judgment of the Court was against Sampforde, who was ordered, 28th November, last, before the feast of the Purification following, to convey to the complainant the premises in fee simple, discharged of the lease made to George and Symon Golde, (or else repay him the 56 13s. 4d., together with 20 towards his charges) and receive from him 10, the residue of the 100 marks, and the " obligation " he had made to the plaintiff. Should the defendant refuse to perform either alternative, the possession of the lands would be assigned to the complainant by decree of the Court. And as it appeared that the defendant refused, it is ordered by decree of the Court 6th February, 8 Elizabeth [1566], that the complainant, his heirs and assigns, shall enjoy the premises.

A commission is appointed to examine into and assess the waste and spoil done by the defendant and his assigns since 28th November last, which was alleged to have been great, the defendant to satisfy the plaintiff for the same. A. 22.
704.
[Fine, Robinson v. Aden.]

Fine levied between George Robynson, querent (i.e. complainent) , and Robert Aden, alias Barbett, deforciant, Michaelmas, 17 Elizabeth [1575]. whereby the said Robert acknowledges, for 40, a messuage and garden in Dorchester to be the right of George, which the latter had by gift of said Robert. Warranty. (Cf. 674, 675.) A. 23.
705.
[Recovery, Harbyn v. Robynson.]

William Harbyn v. George Robynson,* being the recovery of a messuage and garden in Dorchester, suffered in Easter term, 18 Elizabeth. Vouchees, Robert Aden and John Howell. Exemplification dated 4th June, 18 Elizabeth [1576]. A. 24.

* Memorandum written on a small scrap of parchment, " In this box is an Indenture that leadeth the vse of a fine betwene Georg Robynson and Raulfe Palmer, and it resteth in trust, as well for Mr. Palmer as for Morgan Stone. And for that intent the burgesses have granted to either of them a writing vndur the common seale to sho forth this deed in anie cort, if it bee required: they gave nothing for keeping it." B.43.
706.
[Robert Warren's Release.]

Owin Baylie, son and heir of William Baylie, late of Dorchester, baker, releases to Robert Warren, of Dorchester, inholder, all right in a messuage in the east part of a street or lane leading from High East Street to a lane commonly called Durnegate lane, between burgages of Peter Goodfellowe on the north {sic) and Benet Grey on the north (sic). Warranty. 21st February, 19 Elizabeth [1577], per Ma : Chubbe. On the back the witnesses, Raffe Pallmer, Robar Hode . . . dam alj's bussusl (?), al's Sr Dagonet Knight. Signum Robt. Earlie. " Testeque me Mattheo Chubbe, scriptore." Seal gone. B. 8.
707.
[Bond by Luke Adyn to Thomas Hardye.]

Bond in 200, by Luke Adyn, of Dorchester, gentleman, to Thomas Hardye, of Frampton, gentleman, 5th October, 19 Elizabeth [1577], that the said Thomas Hardye, and his heirs, may peaceably enjoy a messuage on the north side of High East Street, between burgage of John Churchell on the west, and that of John Browne, Esq., on the east, and also a messuage on the north side of Dumegate lane, in the west part of another lane leading from High East Street towards the said Dumegate lane, on south of a burgage now or late in tenure of Michaell Taylor, and in the east parte of the burgage of John Hennynge. Witnesses, William Churchill, John [? Fysher], Gyles Symondes, John Browne, John Hennyng, Matthew Chubbe, " scriptore." B. 15.
708.
[Stratford's and Lymster's Bond to Boke.]

Bond, 17th May, 35 Elizabeth [1593], by which Laurence Stratforde, of Dorchester, goldsmyth, and Henry Lymster, of Dorchester, gent., are bound to Edward Boke, of Dorchester, feltmaker, in 120, to perform the bargaynes, sales, etc., named in an indenture of bargain and sale of this date, made between Laurence Stratforde and Henry Lyinster of the one part, and Edward Boke of the other part, reciting the sale of six messuages in Dorchester. " Laur' Stratford. Per He' Lymster."
Two small seals of red wax, obliterated. Witnesses, Matthew Chubbe, Jn Adyn, Ball', William Churchill, W. M. William Myller, John Yeatt, Nycholas Davye, Richard Barker, Thomas Coker. B. 9.
709.
[Robert Warren's Release

Willlam Myller, of Dorchester, yeoman, releases to Robert Warren, of Dorchester, and his heirs, all right, etc., in a messuage on the east side of a lane leading out of High Est Street towards Dumelane in the parish of All Saints, between lande of Robert Goodfellow on the south, and lande of William Graye on the north. 20th June, 38 Elizabeth [1596]. Witnesses, Richarde Rutter, Clarck, Lawr' Stratford, Matthew Chubbe, " scriptore." B. 15.
710.
John Cardrow's General Release

John Cardrow, of Dorchester, grocer, releases to Thomas Foxall, of London, grocer, all actions, etc., from the beginning of the world to the present date, 23rd March, 1611 [1611-2], 9 James. Witnesses, Edmunde Dashwood, Charles Gostling, Will'm Derby.
Wafer seal. Within a bordure engrailed a cinquefoil ermine pierced, a mullet for difference. B. 21.
711.
Mr. Rutter and his son's Bond for levying a fine.

Bond in 100, by Richard Rutter and Nicholas Rutter, of Constantyne, Cornwall, clerks, to John Parkins, John Gould, sen., and William Whiteway, of Dorchester, merchants, and William Jolliffe, of Dorchester, pannitor, 9th March, 17 James [1619], that whereas the said Richard Rutter and Charity, his wife, and said Nicholas Rutter, have acknowledged a note of a fine unto John Parkins, John Gould, sen., William Whiteway and William Jolliffe in the Court of Common Pleas, of a messuage in All Saints' parish, on the east of a lane leading from the East Street unto Durne lane, between land of Robert Goodfellow on the south to lands of the heirs of Lawrence Stoford (Stratford?) on the north (in which note Richard Rutter, gent., son of the said Richard Rutter, is also named for a Cognuzor), the said Richard Rutter, the son, before next Michaelmas shall also acknowledge the said fine. Witnesses, Fra : Ashley, Will'm Smith, Ro : Neuburgh. B. 15.
712.
Deeds of a Messuage in High South Street.

A.

An Indenture, 22nd July, 1 Charles [1625], by which Sir John Strangwaies, of Abbottsbury, Knt., Sir Thomas Trenchard, of Charminster, Knt., Sir Thomas Freke, of Iwerne Courtney, Knt., John Freke, Esq., son and heir apparent of the said Sir Thomas Freke, and Bampfeild Chaffyn, of Folke, Esq., for 100 grant to Sir George Trenchard, of Litchett Matravers, Knt., and his heirs, a messuage now or late in occu- pation of Joane Gould, widow, in High South Street, St. Peter's parish, Dorchester, late parcel of the possessions of Sir John Williams, late of Herringston, Knt., deceased.
John Strangways, in pres. of Ri : King, Wm. Golsney, Henry Deycke, Rob'te. Ryues. Seal gone.
Tho. Freke, in presence of the same. Seal. A shield, bearing two bars, in chief three mullets.
Bampfeild Chafyn, in presence of same. Seal obliterated.
Tho : Trenchard, in presence of Rob'te Ryues, Walter Gould, J. Hardy, 1615. Seal, a . . . tripping.
Jolm Freke, in presence of Richarde Ryves, Rob'te Rynes, John Fameham, Seal partly obliterated.
Endorsed " First {sic) of July first yere of King Charles : Sir Jo. Strangewayes & others graunt of the Fee to S' Geo. Trenchard."

B.

Indenture, 23rd April, 2 Charles [1626], by which Sir George Trenchard, of Wolueton, Knt., grants the same premises for 80 to George Tuynehoe the elder, of Turneworth, Richard Ryves, of Childockford, and Henry Fantleroy, of Wimborne St. Giles, gent., and their heirs.
Seal of red wax, with shield quarterly ; Trenchard and Mohun. Crest of Trenchard.
In presence of Nicholas Strangwayes, Rich : Wright, Ric : Courthope, Jo. Morley, Apr. 23, 1626.

C.

Indenture, 15th March, 16 Charles [1640-1]. Henry Fauntleroy, of Wimborne St. Gyles, gent., reciting that the previous indenture was executed by the direction of John Gardner, deed., in trust for his son, John Gardner, and that he the said Henry Fauntleroy, was the sole surviving trustee, conveys the premises to said John Gardner, of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, merchant, son and heir of John Gardner, of the same, deceased, and his heirs. Wm. Jolyff and Henry Bestland to deliver possession.
Seal of red wax, broken. Witnesses, John Gould, George Clyves, Tho : Frampton.

D.

Indenture of lease, 23rd March, 16 Charles, i64o[-i], by which the said John Gardner mortgages the premises to his brother, Wm. Gardner, of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis for 100 for 100 years. Witnesses, Henry Bluhett, Hum. Jolyff, Hen. Bestland, Seal gone.

E.

Bond of John Gardner to his brother in 200, to perform the covenants of the above indenture, 23rd March, 1640[1].

Indenture, 24th March, 16 Charles, 1640[1], by which Willyam Gardner, reciting the indenture of 23rd March, 1640[1] and that he has received in trust 100 from his sister, Johane Allford, wife of Wm. Allford, to invest for the benefit of her and her children, which he has lent to his brother, John Gardner, now conveys his interest in the premises to said William Allford, of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, merchant. Witnesses, Fra : Gape, John Filldewe,
Seal of red wax, obliterated.

G.

Deed poll by which John Gardner, who is sued for debt by one, John Chard, before the Mayor of Waymouth, and for whom his brother, William Gardner, has become pledge, grants to his said brother the enjoyment of the premises until he is repaid all money paid by him to the said John Chard. 7th, September, 1641.

H.

An indenture, i8th March 1651[-2], by which William Alford, of Yeovill, merchant, and William Gardner, of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, merchant, reciting the previous deeds, and that the messuage is decayed by neglect of Temperance Gardner, widow, mother of John Gardner, who has a life interest therein, convey their interest in the premises to Gilbert Loder, of Dorchester, gent., for 100.

I.

Bond of W. Alford and W. Gardner in 200 to Gilbert Loder, to perform the covenants.

J.

Indenture of last of May, 1652, by which John Gardner releases to Gilbert Loder a proviso in his deed of 23rd March, 1640[-1], and grants the fee to John Loder, of Fordington, gent., with proviso on payment of 59 on 2nd June, 1654, to regrant the fee only.

K.

John Loder gives licence to Philip Stansby, who is possessed of the premises till the death of Temperance Gardner, to take down part of the buildings. 15th June, 1652. Seal of red wax, undecipherable. B. 58a.


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