Catalogue description Grant

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Details of CCA-DCc-ChAnt/W/19
Reference: CCA-DCc-ChAnt/W/19
Title: Grant

From: Alexander Hanekyn, clerk To: Canterbury Cathedral Priory 1 messuage and 8 acres 3 roods of land in Ickham; 15 acres of land in Westwell; a payment of 12d and ½ acre of land in Linton [ie part of East Farleigh manor or Loose manor]; 1 acre of land in Eastry; 1 mill and 7 acres 1 rood of land in Mersham; 4½ acres of meadow in Little Chart; 1 mill, 2½ acres of land and 1 acre of meadow in Hackington; 1 acre 1 rood of land in Brook; 10 acres of pasture in Appledore; 16 acres of land in Old Romney; 8 acres of land in Elverton in the vill of Stone by Ospringe; 25½ acres of land and 3 acres of meadow in the vill of St Martin without Canterbury; 38 acres 1 rood of land, 6½ acres of meadow, 25 acres of pasture, annual payments of 3s 11d, 3 chickens, 10 eggs, and 2 bushels 3 pecks of salt in Great Chart; 69½ acres of land, 3½ acres of meadow, 4 acres of wood, annual payments of 5s 8d and 4 chickens, and half of a messuage and of a garden in Chartham; 7½ acres of wood in the vill of SS Cosmus and Damian [Blean]; and 2 acres of land and 1 acre 1 rood of meadow in the suburbs of Canterbury. Of the annual value of £10. To be held in part satisfaction of a licence to acquire lands, tenements and payments to the annual value of £20 granted by Edward II to maintain 7 chaplains for celebrating mass in the chapel of St Thomas beside the priory gate ('porta prioratus') for the souls of the king, his ancestors and all Christians. Alexander has obtained a licence from Edward III. [This is the chapel in the almonry, situated beyond the Court Gate. It was also known as St Mary's Chapel. See A Hussey, Kent Chantries (Kent Archaeological Society, Ashford, 1936), pp29-32 and refs given in Collinson et al, Cathedral History, p145, n380.] Witnesses: Arnold Savage, knight, seneschal ('seneschallus') of the cathedral priory; Stephen de Valoigne, knight; Ed' de Haute, knight; Thomas Colpepir; Ed' of Stablegate ('Stapilgate'); Gilbert de Helles; William de Haute; Thomas Longchamp; John Colpepir; John Godwyne, clerk Endorsed with description in contemporary hand, now faded.

Date: 12 Aug 1358
Related material:

Registered version (Ickham section, as no Clvi): CCA-DCc-Register/C, f101v Edward II's licence: CCA-DCc/ChAnt/C/83 Enrolled version Edward III's licence (calendar entry): Calendar of Patent Rolls 1358-1361, pp92-3

Held by: Canterbury Cathedral Archives and Library, not available at The National Archives
Former reference in its original department: CCA-DCc-ChAnt/W/19
Language: English
Physical description: 1 document
Physical condition: Parchment, 1m, seal

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