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Writ of praecipe to abbot Ralph of Westminster ordering him to do justice to William and Dionisia his wife

Identity

B57

Title

Writ of praecipe to abbot Ralph of Westminster ordering him to do justice to William and Dionisia his wife

Beneficiary

William Suthauthe (People)

Date of issue

25 April 1200

Place of issue

Portchester (Places)

Sources

B = Westminster Abbey ms. Domesday fo.176v, s.xiii/xiv.
C = Ibid. Liber Niger fo.48v.
D = Ibid. CAY fo.51r.

Printed

(calendar from BCD) Mason, Westminster Charters, 78 no.148.

Comment

Transcription

Ioh(ann)es Dei gratia rex Angl(ie) dominus Hibern(ie) dux Norm(annie) Aquit(annie) et com(es) And(egauie) abbati de Westm' salutem.  Precipimus tibi quod sine dilatione plenum rectum teneas Willelmo Suthauthe et Dionis(ie) ux(ori) eius de xl. acr(is) terre cum pertin(entiis) in Piriford' quas clamant (over clamauerat erased) tenere de te per liberum seruicium v. sol(idorum) per annum pro omni seruicio quas Walterus de Reda eis deforciat et nisi feceris, vic(ecomes) Surr' faciat ne amplius inde clamorem audiamus pro defectu recti.  T(este) Hug(one) de Bard' apud Porecestr' xxv. die Aprilis.

Calendar

Order to the abbot of Westminster that without delay he do justice to William Suthauthe and Dionisia his wife concerning 40 acres of land in Pyrford, which they claim to hold from him by the free service of 5 shillings per year, for the service which Walter de Reda withholds from them.

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