Alternative Reference numberJC/485
TitleIndenture of Settlement on the then intended marriage of Sir Peter Frecheville of Staveley, Derbyshire, knight with Dame Isabell Harpur widow of Sir Richard Harpur knight ...
Description... whereby the said Sir Peter covenanted with Sir Gervase Clifton of Hodsock, Nottinghamshire, Sir Thomas Wentworth of Wentworth Woodhouse, Yorkshire, knight and baronet, Gilbert Nevill of Grove, Nottinghamshire, esquire and Anthony Eyre of Rampton, Nottinghamshire, esquire, that he the said Sir Peter would stand and be seised of his manor of Alvaston and all his lands in Alvaston, Elvaston, Ambaston, Thurlaston, Boulton and Spownden [Spondon]; and all that his capital messuage called Haselbarrowe; and all other his lands in Haselbarrowe [Hazelbarrow] alias Haselborough, Norton and Jurdenthorpe [Jordanthorpe]; and of his messuages, lands, tenements and hereditaments in Ryston Sutton and Waghan in Holdernes [Holderness], Yorkshire; and of his yearly rent charge of £125 on lands of the Right Honourable John Lord Darcy in Aston, Wales, Waleswood, Todwick Grange, Nicho Wood and Hardwick, Yorkshire, to the use of himself for life, without impeachment of waste; and after his decease, to the use of the said Dame Isabell for her life, for her jointure and in lieu of dower; and after her decease, to the use of the 1st, down to the 10th, son of the marriage, and their respective issue successively in tail male.

The settlement contains a power of revocation under certain conditions therein stated.

Date: 26 Jul in the 18th year of James I.

Witnesses: Peter Hitch [or Flitch], Godfrey Gran (?), Gervase Browne, Robert Browne, Frances Walker, Be Middelton, John Br [ - ]

Vellum: one skin, four seals missing, the fifth has been torn from its place, but is pinned to the deed and endorsed Harpur; it bears the arms, on a saltire, five small charges.
Date26 Jul [1620]
Extent1 item
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