Carpenters Mentioned in the Hollis Deeds Collection
[In possession of Harvard Law School]
Quitclaim 1294, November 12. 22 Edward I. 1 item: parchment; 7 x 20 cm.
SUMMARY: Quitclaim by Joan de Luverlegh, widow "relicta" of Thomas the Carpenter, to Alexander de la Wortha of all her term in Luverlegh which she had by the death of Thomas the Carpenter her late husband for a term of years as the chirograph between Thomas her husband and William de Luverlegh purports. Given at Luverlegh on Friday next after the feast of St. Martin, 22 Edward I.
HOLLIS number: -APU5515
Quitclaim, 1294, November 12. 22 Edward I. 1 item: parchment; 7 x 19.5 cm.
SUMMARY: Quitclaim by Richard le Palmere to Alexander de la Wortha of 5s. yearly rent which Joan de Luverlegh, widow "relicta" of Thomas the Carpenter is wont to pay his as the chirograph between him and William de Luverlegh witnesses. Given at Luverl' on Friday next after the feast of St. Martin, 22 Edward I.
HOLLIS number: -APU5553
Letters of attorney, 1462, January 6. 1 Edward IV. 1 item: parchment; 8.5 x 32.5 cm.
SUMMARY: Letter of Thomas Pytlesden "armiger," Thomas Carpynter, and Thomas Jan the Younger of Tenterden appointing John Pyers, clerk, of the same their attorney to deliver to Stephen Couper, of the same, seisin of 4 pieces of land lying in the parish of Tenterden on the denne of Ellardynden. Dated 6 January, 1 Edward IV. With 3 seals (1.2, 1.1 & 1.5 cm.) of red wax, pendant on tongues. 1) Bearing arms. 2) Bearing a device. 3) Bearing the initial "T" surrounded by a crown (same as the seal in Deeds 279).
HOLLIS number: -APZ0869
Grant, 1391, Jan. 21. 14 Richard II. 1 item: parchment; 12 x 25 cm.
SUMMARY: Grant by Walter Carpenter of Tykenherst, the Younger, to Agnes, late the wife of Thomas Carpenter of Hamwolde, for the term of her life, of 2 messuages in the vill of Sandwich, one in the parish of St.Clement, the other in the parish of St. Mary there, between the tenement of William Teghelere on the south and the public street to the east and the messuage of John Persoun to the west and other messuage situated near the part of the town by the sea, in a lane called Metrecreslane, between the messuage of William Clerk to the north and that of Andrew Austyn to the south and the public street to the east; an acre of land in the parish of Wodnesbergh at Southamhold in a place called Grete, between the holding of the abbot and convent of St. Augustine, Canterbury to the east, and the land of John Dolle of Hamwold to the west, and on the public road to the south and the land which was held by Thomas Carpenter to the north; all of which he had, together with Herny Watte of Hamwold, deceased, of the feoffment of the said Thomas. Dated at Sandwich on the Saturday after SS. Fabiam and Sebastian, martyrs, 14 Richard II.
HOLLIS number: -APZ1429
Grant, 1316/7. 10 Edward II. 1 item: parchment; 10 x 18 cm.
SUMMARY: Grant by Osbert de Fresyngheye to Robert Hamekyn of his land called Brodemed lying on Fresyngheye near Holestrete (bounds given) , containing 1 1/2 acres, for 4 marks paid in hand. Dated in the 10 the year of King Edward son of Edward.
WITNESSES: Robert and John Curteys, John and Richard le Carpenter, Richard the clerk, Roger Clement, Roger atte Cormer, James le Long, Thomas and Stephen his sons, Robert the baker, Philip de Redyngg, Robert Doget. With 1 seal (3 cm.) of white wax, bearing the device a star: with the legend S'...SBE...FRESINSH...YE...
HOLLIS number: -APZ4817
Grant, 1470, July 20. 10 Edward IV. 1 item: parchment; 8.5 x 32.5 cm.
SUMMARY: Grant by Joan, relict of Robert Carpenter, daughter of Edward Glover, to John Pette of 1 acre and 12 feet of land lying divided in the parish of Godeneston (Kent) at Rollyng in the field called "Combe," the acre lying between the lands of Robert Tropham to the east, and the lands of the heirs of Richard Tropham to the west, and the land of Thomas Boys to the south, and that of John Broke to the north; and the 12 feet lying with the lands of John atte Sole to the east, the lands of the heirs of Richard Tropham to the west, and the land of John Broke to the north and that land called Bysshopyslond to the south. Given on 20 July, 10 Edward IV.
WITNESSES: William Prest, John atte Sole, William Curtman, Thomas Rowe, William Jacobis. With 1 seal (1.5 cm.) or red wax, bearing a cipher.
HOLLIS number: -AQD0146
Lease, 1526, Dec. 24. 18 Henry VIII. 1 item: parchment; 17.5 x 29.5 cm.
SUMMARY: Lease by John Hales, one of the Barons of the King's Exchequer, to William Heyman of Tenterden (Kent) and Peter Heyman his son of a piece of land containing 5 acres, called Churchemarlyng, lying in Tenterden in the tenure of the tenure of Mynstre in the Isle of Thanet, bounded by land of the grantor, late of John Monyns, gentleman, and other lands of the grantor, and land late of Moses Pette, and a lane called "Curtlan", which piece of land belonged formerly to William Blossom and was held by the grantor jointly with Thorne Strekynbold, Thomas Carpenter, John Strekynbold, Thomas at Wode, William Presten the Younger, William Pyers the Younger of Mernsden, Richard Austen, Henry Adam, and John Pyers the Younger, butcher, now deceased, of a demise of John Pyers sometime of Tenterden, clerk, to carry out the last will of the said William Blossom, as by a charter dated 14 October, 5 Henry VII, more fully appears. The lease is for 7 years from Michaelmas next after the date hereof, at a yearly rent of 10s. to the grantor and his heirs of to the wardens of the goods and ornaments of the parish church of Tenterden; with convenant for re-entry in case of non-payment. Given on the 24th day of December in the year 18 Henry VIII. Signed: Petrum Heyman. Indenture, with 2 seals (1.5 & 1.2 cm.) of red wax; the first seal, round, bearing initial "W"; the second seal, oval, bearing a woman's head in profile.
HOLLIS number: -AQE5932
Bargain and sale, 1617, May 24. 15 James I. 1 item: parchment; 29.5 x 64 cm.
SUMMARY: Bargain and sale by William Potter of Banburie (Oxon.), shoemaker, and Thomas Halded of the same, woollen-draper, to Henry Halhed of the same, woollen- draper, of a moiety or halfpart of a messuage, etc., lying at the south side of Highe Street or Bowlting street, Banburie, purchased lately by the grantors of Robert and Richard Parrett of Lathberry(Berks.), yeoman, and now in the tenure of Gyles Yvetoe, Ambrose Hall, and Richard Carpenter or their assigns with details of the division of the messuage. Given on 24 May, 15 James I. Signed: William Knyght, John Nichollas, Daniell Sherwood, Thomas Sherwood. With 2 seals (1.5 & 1.7 cm.) of red wax; the first seal, bearing a device; the second seal, bearing a beast.
HOLLIS number: -AQG6916