RefNoJC/4/81
Alternative Reference numberJC/384
TitleCopy of a Decree and Award between John Whytte, William Mylnes and William Platt plaintiffs, on behalf of the customary tenants of the manor of Ashford, [Derbyshire] and the Rt Hon George Earl of Shrewsbury, etc.
DescriptionDate: 12 Feb in the 27th year of Elizabeth.

Copy of a Decree and Award, enrolled in Chancery, between John Whytte, William Mylnes and William Platt plaintiffs, on behalf of the customary tenants of the manor of Ashford, [Derbyshire], (Henry Goodwin, William Thorpe, William Moorewood, William Dale, Francis Vernon gentleman, John Wright and Alice his wife, Robert Heaward, Richard Jonson, William Heaward senior, Thomas Heaward, George Heaward and Elizabeth his wife, John Heaward, Nicholas Booth, William Greaves, Robert Lowe, John Thorpe, Robert Ragge, Richard Hall and Margaret his wife, William Heaward junior, Katharine Sheldon, William Swindle, Henry Sheldon and Margaret his wife, John Dicken, William [ - ], Thomas [ - ], William Atkinson, Thomas Bretun, William Alien senior, William Burrowes, John Booth, Henry Greaves, Richard Robinson, Robert Whyte, Richard Tatersall, William Rowland, William Mornesall, Roger Bretun, George Platts, Thomas Tomlinson, Ralph Tomlinson, Thomas Ragge, Thomas Sellers, and Thurstan Whyte) and the Rt Hon George Earl of Shrewsbury, Lady Elizabeth Countess of Shrewsbury, Henry Cavendish esquire her eldest son, Charles Cavendish knight and William Cavendish esquire younger sons defendants; to the effect that the Court Baron of Ashford should be held every six weeks, the two Leets at Easter and Michaelmas, and the homage or jury to consist of copyholders of ancient inheritance, no greater fine to be taken on surrenders, alienation and descent than a year's rent, the copyholders of Sheldon to enjoy the improvements [approvements] called Our Syde alias Sheldon Syde, Stadfould End and Overedge, for £4 annual rent, and the lords to enjoy the inclosures or improvements known as Blackelowe, Wardlowe, Heyemore Edge, Dalesyde, one piece of ground at Wardlow Myers …

Notes: approvements were pieces taken from the waste and enclosed.
Date12 Feb [1584 - 1585]
Extent1 item
LanguageLatin
AccessStatusOpen
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