Friday, January 17, 2014

Follow Friday - Curia Regis - early Carrow findings

County Cornwall.
Place:  Westminster.
Date:  The day after Ascension, 16 Edward IV [24 May 1476].
Parties:  John Carowe, clerk, and William Stephyn', chaplain, querents, and Thomas Tregose and Annora, his wife, deforciants.
Property:  10 messuages, 4 tofts, 1 mill, 4 gardens, 200 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, 40 acres of pasture and 40 acres of furze and heath in Kenegy Thomma, Kenegy Osbourne, Loscosek and Boscruke.
Action:  Plea of covenant.
Agreement:  Thomas and Annora have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, as those which John and William have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Annora to John and William and the heirs of John for ever.
Warranty:  Warranty.
For this:  John and William have granted to Thomas and Annora the tenements and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Thomas and Annora and the heirs of Annora, of the chief lords for ever.

County:  Cornwall. Devon. Somerset. Oxfordshire.
Place:  Westminster.
Date:  Two weeks from Easter, 1 Henry VI [18 April 1423].
Parties:  Nicholas, bishop of Bath, Edmund, bishop of Exeter, John Typtoft, knight, Thomas Carwe, knight, John Hals, John Juyn', Robert Longe, Roger Trewebody, Thomas Cokayn and John Lawer, querents, and Walter de Hungerford', knight, and Katherine, his wife, and William Talbot, knight, and Eleanor, his wife, deforciants.
Property:  The manors of Newelond', Parke, Hametethy, Trevigowe, Penhale, Hermena, Tresodran', Treflyghan, Nansyrgh', Dounant (or Donnant) and Rillaton' in the county of Cornwall and the manors of South'pole, Harleston', Wolmeston', Plymtre, Sutton' Lucy and Colewyll' and the advowson of the church of Depford' in the county of Devon and the manors of Wotton', Southcadbury, Maperton', Halton', Clopton' and Hatherley in the county of Somerset and the manor of Stoke Mulys in the county of Oxford.

County:  Buckinghamshire. 
Place:  Westminster. 
Date:  The day after Ascension, 21 Henry VII [22 May 1506]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity in the same year [14 June 1506]. 
Parties:  John Carowe, knight, and Edith, his wife, Robert Throgmerton', knight, William Mordaunt, William Gascoigne, Wistan (Wistanus) Broun', John Vynter and Robert Spencer, querents, and William Fetyplace and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants. 
Property:  100 acres of land in Briddesthorn' otherwise called Bridesthorn'. 
Action:  Plea of covenant. 
Agreement:  William Fetyplace and Elizabeth have acknowledged the land to be the right of William Mordaunt, and have remised and quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Elizabeth to John, Edith, Robert, William Mordaunt, William Gascoigne, Wistan, John and Robert and the heirs of William Mordaunt for ever. 
Warranty:  Warranty against John, abbot of St Peter, Westminster, and his successors. 
For this:  John, Edith, Robert, William Mordaunt, William Gascoigne, Wistan, John and Robert have given them 100 marks of silver. 

Monday, January 6, 2014

Mystery Monday - Where is Curry Rivel ?

Big thanks for solving this mystery goes to the Guild of One-Name folks on Rootsweb, the "go to" people.
When I found this couple Was thoroughly confused .
Whittlesford, Cambridgeshire, England 1633, Nov. 12
William Wrinch of Teversham  Sara Carrow of Teversham sp aged above 22 years 
 at St Edward 
 Surrogate: Robert King ..Curry Rivel Cambridgeshire: - Registers of Marriages, 1558-1813

Was this Cambridge or Somerset this couple lived and married in? Others on the web had been similarly puzzled. What my Guild UK folks let me know was that often records are mislabeled and categorized. I now know that two distinct families of Carrows are living in  both places at the same time.

Were they connected? Are my family of single or plural origins? That is now my 2014 mystery to solve.