Catalogue description Debtor: John de Pulteney Creditor: Richard, Earl of Arundel. Amount: £500 Before...

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Details of C 131/15/18
Reference: C 131/15/18

Debtor: John de Pulteney

Creditor: Richard, Earl of Arundel.

Amount: £500

Before whom: Chancery

When taken: 24/04/1349

First term: 01/11/1349

Last term: 01/11/1349

Writ to: Sheriff of Cambs

Sent by: Chancery

Endorsement: Nicholas de Styvecle, Sheriff, replies that half the manor of Swaffham Prior [Staine Hundred, Cambs.] which belongs to the dower of Margaret, the widow of John de Pulteney, was valued, at 60s. He has delivered the rest to Thomas Melreth, the attorney of Richard, Earl of Arundel, by letters patent.

Note: Inquisition and return: Date to be returned to Chancery: 2.5.1367. Attached is the inquisition made before Nicholas de Styvecle, Sheriff, at Cambridge, on Sat. 13.3.1367. The manor of Swaffham Prior is worth nothing after expenses. It has 200 acres of arable land worth 4½d an acre, 15 acres of meadow and pasture, worth 2s. an acre; rents worth 75s. a year after expenses and tithes and the cost of cultivation. The total profit is £9 a year. Margaret Pulteney's share is 60s. [duplicate of the writ in No. 17]
Date: 1366 Jul 10
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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