Manuscripts and Special Collections

De C 3/2 : Feoffment (Latin) of two selions of land in Laxton, 1614

Transcription:

Line 1 Omnibus Christi fidelibus ad quos hoc presens scriptum pervenerit Thomas Taylor de Laxton
Line 2 in Comitatu Nottingham yeoman Salutem in domino sempiternam Sciatis me prefato Thomam Taylor pro diversis
Line 3 bonis causis et Consideracionibus me ad hoc specialiter movení Dedisse Concessisse Feofasse et hoc
Line 4 presenti scripto meo Confirmasse Petro Dickinson de Morehouse in Comitatu predicto Carpenter duas seliones
Line 5 terre arrabilis cum pertienciis in semul iacení Continení pro estimacionem dimidí unius Acre sive plus sive minus in le Mylnefeild de Laxton predictam in quodam loco vocate Brockeley inter Terras in tenura Roulandi
Line 6 Taylor ex parte orientale et terras in tenura Nicholai Pawson ex parte occidentali et abbuttat super Sawwood
Line 7 ex parte australi, nunc in tenura sive occupacione predicte Thome Taylor vel Assignatoris suorum Necnon
Line 8 revercionem et Reverciones Redditum et servitia inde querunque cum omnibus et singulis suis pertinení Habendum
Line 9 et Tenendum predictas duas seliones terre arrabilis ac cetera premissa cum omnibus et singulis suis pertinenciis prefato Petro Dickinson heredibus et Assignatibus suis ad solum et proprium opus et usum ipsius
Line 10 Petri Dickinson heredum et Assignatores suorum imperpetuum de Capitalibus dominis feodi illius pro servitia
Line 11 inde prius debita et de iure consueta Et ego vero prefatus Thomas Taylor et heredes mei
Line 12 predictas duas seliones terre arrabilis ac cetera premissa cum omnibus et singulis suis perticenciis prefato
Line 13 Petro Dickinson heredibus et Assignates suis ad opus et usum predicta contra me et heredes meos
Line 14 warrantizabimus et imperpetuum defendemus per presentes In cuius rei Testimonium ego prefato Thomas
Line 15 Taylor huic presenti scripto meo sigillum meum apposui Datum decimo quinto die Aprilis Anno Regni domini
Line 16 nostri Jacobi dei gracia Anglie Frauncie et Hibernie Regis fidei defensor &c duodecimo. Et Regni sui Scotie Quad-
Line 17 ragesimo septimo

Translation:

Line 1 To all faithful Christian people to whom this present writing shall come, I Thomas Taylor of Laxton
Line 2 in the County of Nottingham, yeoman, Greetings in the eternal Lord. Know that I the said Thomas Taylor, for diverse
Line 3 good causes and considerations especially moving me, have given, conceded, enfeoffed, and
Line 4 by the present writing have confirmed to Peter Dickinson of Moorhouse in the said County, carpenter, two selions
Line 5 of arable land with appurtenances, lying together, containing by estimation half of one acre, more or less, in the Mill Field of the aforesaid Laxton, in a certain place called Brockeley, between the lands in the tenure of Rowland
Line 6 Taylor on the east side, and the lands in the tenure of Nicholas Pawson on the west side, and abutting onto Sawwood
Line 7 on the south side, now in the tenure or occupation of the said Thomas Taylor or his assignes; together with
Line 8 the reversion and reversions, rents and services, with all and singular that pertains to it. To have
Line 9 and to hold the said two selions of arable land and the other premises with all and singular its appurtenances to the said Peter Dickinson and his heirs and assigns to the only and proper use of the same
Line 10 Peter Dickinson and his heirs and assigns for ever, to be held of the chief lord of the fee by the service
Line 11 thence due and of right accustomed. And I truly the said Thomas Taylor and my heirs
Line 12 [will warrant] the said two selions of arable land and the other premises with all and singular their appurtenances to the said
Line 13 Peter Dickinson and his heirs and assigns to the use aforesaid, against me and my heirs
Line 14 and will for ever defend [them] by these presents. In testimony of which thing I the said Thomas
Line 15 Taylor have placed my seal to this present writing. Dated the fifteenth day of April in the year of the reign of our lord
Line 16 James by the grace of God King of England, France and Ireland, defendor of the faith etc., the twelfth. And in the year of his reign in Scotland,
Line 17 the forty-seventh

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