RefNoJC/5/50
Alternative Reference numberJC/700
TitleMarriage Settlement made between John Bullok of Darleigh Abbey [Darley Abbey], Derbyshire, esquire of the first part, Sir Robert Coke of Huntingfield, Suffolk knight and John Coke of Halkham [Holkham], Norfolk, esquire of the second part, John Bullok the younger, son and heir apparent of the said John Bullock, Agnes Coke then sole daughter of Clement Coke late of Longforde [Longford], Derbyshire, esquire, deceased, late brother of the said Sir Robert Coke and John Coke of the third part ...
Description... whereby a handsome jointure was provided for Agnes Coke on her marriage to John Bullok the younger, in full satisfaction of her dower, out of all other lands of her husband. The said John Bullok in consideration of the love and affection which he had for John his son and also for his younger sons William and Thomas, agreed with Sir Robert Coke and John Coke to levy a fine of all that capital messuage or mansion house and site of the then late disolved monastery of Darleigh [Darley Abbey]; and also all and singular the houses, buildings, orchards, gardens, lands and hereditaments etc, and a messuage in Bradway in the occupation of Edward North and Roger North; also cottages in Greenehill [Greenhill] in the occupation of James Moore and Christopher Rose ; also a messuage in Woodseates [Woodseats] in the occupation of John Barten and Richard Jackson; also the manor of Greenhill with the appurtenances; also all the common or waste ground in the parish of Duffeild [Duffield, Derbyshire] called Burleigh Woods ; also four closes in Woodseats aforesaid in the occupation of John [ - ], John Anderton and Dorothy Stoniforde; also three closes in Beaucheiffe [Beauchief] in the occupation of Richard Jackson, James Moore and Gilbert Nowell; also two closes called Banck Closes in Woodseats in the occupation of Thomas Moore; also of all that mill in the parish of Norton called The New Mill, together with the forge and furnace then used for iron works, situate in Norton or Beauchiffe, and of all such ground near to the forge, furnace or mill as was then lately used 'for the laying or stacking of coales, iron and ironstone'; together with the cottage in Woodseats called the forgemans house and the storehouse, wherein iron was usually laid, and other lands in Woodseats, late in the tenure of John Sanderson all of which premises were held of His Majesty by knights service in capite; also four water mills called Darleigh Mills or Darwent Mills and other property in Norton and Norton Lees, all fully described with names of fields and tenants.

Date: 9 Oct in the 13th year of Charles I.

Witnesses: Edm Stubbe, Edward Wengeve (?).

Vellum: one skin, two seals in good condition, one bears an impression that may be armorial.

Notes: this deed is closely written on a large skin, and the above abstract does not exhaust its contents; but only indicates the lands affected.
Date9 Oct [1637]
Extent1 item
LanguageEnglish
AccessStatusOpen
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