RefNoJC/5/17
Alternative Reference numberJC/804
TitlePrecept under the Great Seal to the eschaetor of Derbyshire to deliver seisin to John Bullocke esquire, of lands in Hognaston, [Derbyshire], etc.
DescriptionDate: 28 Jun in the 7th year of James I.

The document recites that an inquisition post mortem had been held on the death of John Bullocke esquire by the last eschaetor John Pendocke esquire, and that it had been returned, that John Bullocke died seised of a messuage or farm in Hognaston in the parish of Ashburne [Ashbourne], Derbyshire then in the tenure of Thomas Bradley, with appurtenances and other lands in the same, out of which he had, by an indenture of 21st September 1603, created an estate for his second son Francis Bullocke;

Also of a messuage with appurtenances including the site of the dissolved monastery of Darleighe [Darley Abbey], 1 garden, 2 orchards, 1 dovecot, 4 mills in Darleighe, 300 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, and 100 acres of gorse and broom, lying in Darleighe, the parish of St Alkmund and the parish of Mackworth,

also of 3 messuages, 10 ½ oxgangs and 40 acres of wood, in Great Norton, Little Norton and Jordanthorpe;

also of the manor of Greenehill in Greenehill [Greenhill], Bradwaye [Bradway] and Wood Seates [Woodseats], 200 acres of gorse and broom in Greenehill, Bradwaye and Woodseates, 1 messuage, 3 oxgangs in Brodwaye (sic), a parcel of land in the parish of Dronfeild [Dronfield] called Birchett More, 2 messuages, 3 oxgangs in Woodseates, 1 messuage, 1 oxgang in Lee Lees (sic) in the parish of Norton then in the tenure of Thomas Bartyn, 1 cottage, 1/2 oxgang then lately acquired of John Parker esquire, 1 messuage in Brampton in the parish of Chesterfeild [Chesterfield] then in the tenure of Ralph Boote with appurtenances, 1 cottage with appurtenances then in the tenure of James Bagshawe, 1 cottage with appurtenances in Brampton then in the tenure of [ - ] Newbold, 1 cottage with appurtenances in Brampton then in the tenure of Robert Cooke, 1 messuage with appurtenances in Blackwall then in the tenure of widow Boote, 1 messuage in Heighnor [?Heanor] with appurtenances, then in the tenure of William Stephens; 4 messuages with appurtenances in Ockbrock, 1 messuage, 6 oxgangs in Quarne alias Quarndon, 200 acres of gorse and broom called Burley Wood in the parish of Duffeild [Duffield], 3 messuages with appurtenances in Derby in the tenure of Thomas Burne, Laurence Breareley, and John Baggaley; 10 acres in Derby, 2 messuages in Duffeild in the tenure of Anne Botham widow and Robert Claver, and 30 acres of land, 4 acres of meadow in Duffeld. Of these messuages and lands, those in Darleighe, except the four mills, the manor of Greenehill, those in Bradwaye, Birchett More, Woodseates and Heynor had been held in chief by military service, while those in Great Norton had been held by the same tenure, as of the Honour of Tickhill, though in all these cases the jury were unable to say for what part of a knight's fee. The messuages etc in Hognaston had been held in common socage as of the Honour of Tutbury parcel of the Duchy of Lancaster, the mills in Darleighe in common socage as of the manor of Eastgreenewiche, the messuages etc in Brampton, Blackwell, Ockbrocke, Burlye Wood, Derby and Duffeild as of the same manor in common socage by fealty alone, while one messuage in Duffield was held in common socage by fealty alone as of the manor of Fulfeild parcel of the Duchy of Lancaster.

The jury presented that John Bullocke had died 12 Oct 5 James I [1607], and that John Bullocke esquire his son and heir, was of full age 6 Oct 6 James I [1608].

In consideration of the fact that the latter had paid all dues into the Court of Wards and Liveries, the King gave precept to the eschaetor of Derbyshire to deliver seisin to him of the above lands. Notes: endorsed 'a General Lyvery above value graunted to John Bullocke Esquire.' Endorsements of the Exchequer and the Court of Wards and Liveries.

Vellum: one skin, Great Seal in yellow wax, 6 inches diameter.
Date28 Jun [1609]
Extent1 item
LanguageLatin
AccessStatusOpen
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