Catalogue description Quitclaim

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Details of CCA-DCc-ChAnt/A/117
Reference: CCA-DCc-ChAnt/A/117
Title: Quitclaim

From: Clarice daughter of Robert de Gosteling To: John, prior of Canterbury Cathedral Priory; the convent of Canterbury Cathedral Priory For lands in 'Snav'lande' , 'Harpe', Fairfield ('Fairefeld'), the new and old land ('in nova et in veteri terra'), 'Essewell'', 'Eppeltre' (?Appledore), 'Hocholte', 'Brakenesse', and all of 'Prunhull' (?Broomhill, Kent/Sussex) , except for 36 acres there which Robert de Ambervill', her husband, has defended against the sea. For this quitclaim the priory has given her the 36 acres. No date. [Date: handwriting and dates of John Sittingbourne and John Chatham, priors.] [DCc-Register/E describes Clarice as de Sheling/Shilingh, and gives her son, Richard son of Bering, as having constructed the sea defences, rather than her husband. There are signs of deletion and overwriting.] Witnesses: 'Dominus' Ralph Gernu'; 'Dominus' Reginald de Cornhull; 'Dominus' Robert de Rokelle; William de Gresl'; Peter de Branford; John de planetis; Stephen de La strande; John son of Tyrry; John son of Robert; John Thurte; Richard the steward; William the summoner ('summonitor'); Walter Malhoysel Endorsed with contemporary description. Clarice described as de Aubervill' and the lands described as in the Marsh. Also late 13th century description, Appledore and Fairfield, and note of registration. 'Prunhull' given as 'Prumhelle'.

Date: nd [1222 x 1238]
Related material:

Registered versions: CCA-DCc-Register/C, ff250r-250v and CCA-DCc-Register/E, f286r

Held by: Canterbury Cathedral Archives and Library, not available at The National Archives
Former reference in its original department: CCA-DCc-ChAnt/A/117
Language: English
Physical description: 1 document
Physical condition: Parchment, 1m, seal

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