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Legh continens septodecim acras prati ex parte boreali jacentes etiam in latitudine inter terram Willielmi Gerard in tenura Rogeri Clerk junioris ex parte occidentali et unam acram terræ quod dictus Petrus Legh et alii dicunt quod est de propria sua terra sed modo in possessione dicti Willielmi Botiller et in tenura Willielmi Barbor.

Item dictus Petrus Legh et alii dicunt quod dictus Petrus de Legh haberet et ante hæc tempora antecessores sui habebant prædictam acram in tenura dicti Willielmi Barbor jacentem in latitudine inter terram dicti Petri Legh in tenura Henrici Hatton ex parte orientali et terram dicti Petri Legh in tenura dicti Johannis Fulshagh ex parte occidentali et extendentem in longitudine a terra dicti Petri Legh in tenura Johannis Wilkynson ex parte boreali usque ad terram dicti Petri Legh in tenura dicti Henrici Hatton ex parte australi.

Item dictus Johannes Fulshagh tenet de dicto Petro Legh unam parvam parcellam terræ ad finem borealem dicti crofti duarum acrarum jacentem recte juxta pratum septodecim acrarum dicti Petri Legh, quæ quidem parcella terræ quidam Johannes Cowper quondam tenens dicti messuagii modo in tenura dicti Johannis Fulshagh remansit dictam parcellam ante portam prædicti crofti duarum acrarum ad proficuum et aisiamentum dicti tenentis pro bestiis suis ibidem tempore æstivali requiessendis, quæ quidem messuagium, terre et tenementa prædicta valent per annum triginta solidos cum servitio videlicet duobus diebus autumpnalibus quæ valent quatuor denarios.

Item JOHANNES HARDEWAR de Weryngton predicta tenet de dicto Petro Legh milite unum orreum jacentem ad finem dictæ stratæ vocatæ le Sonky gate cum ortis et croftis cum sepibus et fossis inclusis continentibus tres acras terræ arabilis jacentibus in campo vocato Stanfeld in latitudine inter terram Willielmi Botiller in tenura Willielmi Kyngeley ex parte orientali et terram dicti Petri Legh in tenura Rogeri Holbroke ex parte occidentali et extenden

Peter Legh, containing seventeen acres of meadow on the north, lying also in breadth between land of William Gerard in the tenure of Roger Clerk, the younger, on the west, and one acre of land, which the said Peter Legh and others say is of his own proper land, but now in the possession of the said William Botiller and in the tenure of William Barbor.

Also the said Peter Legh and others say that the said Peter de Legh should have, and that heretofore his ancestors had, the aforesaid acre in the tenure of the said William Barbor, lying in breadth between land of the said Peter Legh in the tenure of Henry Hatton on the east, and the land of the said Peter Legh in the tenure of the said John Fulshagh on the west, and extending in length from land of the said Peter Legh in the tenure of John Wilkynson on the north, as far as the land of the said Peter Legh in the tenure of the said Henry Hatton on the south.

Also the said John Fulshagh holds of the said Peter Legh one small parcel of land at the north end of the said two-acre croft, lying just beside the seventeen-acre meadow of the said Peter Legh, which same parcel of land one John Cowper, a former tenant of the said messuage now in the tenure of the said John Fulshagh, allowed to remain before the gate of the aforesaid twoacre croft, for the profit and easement of the said tenant, to rest his beasts therein in the summer time, which said messuage, lands, and tenements aforesaid are worth year by the year thirty shillings, with two days' service in autumn, which is worth fourpence.

JOHN HARDEWAR, of Weryngton aforesaid, also holds of the said Sir Peter Legh, knight, one barn lying at the end of the said street called le Sonky-gate, with the gardens and crofts inclosed by hedges and ditches, and containing three acres of arable land lying in the field called Stanfeld, in breadth between land of William Botiller in the tenure of William Kyngeley on the east, and land of the said Peter Legh in the tenure of Roger Holbroke

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cia in longitudine a bruera de Weryngton ex parte boreali usque ad dictam stratam de Sonky gate ex parte australi.

Item tenet de dicto Petro unam acram terræ arabilis jacentem in le Wroe de Arpeley in latitudine inter dimidiam acram dicti Petri Legh in tenura Johannis Wilkynson ex parte occidentali et terram dicti Willielmi Botiller in tenura Willielmi Sporis ex parte orientali et extendit in longitudine a terra dicti Willielmi Botiller in tenura dicti Willielmi Sporis ex parte australi usque ad terram dicti Willielmi Botiller in tenura Ricardi Wynyngton ex parte boreali.

Item tenet quandam parcellam terræ arabilis jacentem super le Warthe, videlicet ex parte occidentali prædicti campi de Arpeley in latitudine inter terram dicti Petri Legh in tenura Ricardi Hardwar ex parte australi et terram dicti Petri Legh in tenura Johannis Dychefeld ex parte boreali et extendit in longitudine a terra glebalis rectoris de Weryngton in tenura Willielmi Holbroke ex parte orientali usque ad terram dicti Petri Legh in tenura Willielmi Mulyngton ex parte occidentali.

Item tenet novem parvæ [sic] seliones jacentes invicem in predicto loco vocato le Warthe in campo de Arpeley jacentes in latitudine inter litus aquæ de Merse ex parte occidentali et terram dicti Petri Legh in tenura dicti Johannis Dychefeld ex parte orientali et extendunt in longitudine a terra Willielmi Botiller in tenura Johannis Wilkynson ex parte fere boreali et partim orientali usque ad terram dicti Petri Legh in tenura Rogeri Holbroke ex parte fere australi et partim occidentali.

Item tenet unam rodam terræ jacentem in Arpeley predicta videlicet ex parte australi spinæ de Arpeley in latitudine inter terram nuper uxoris Johannis Pigot1 de dote sua sed de hereditate Ranulphi Rixton in tenura Alani Walton ex parte boreali et parcellam terræ Henrici Byrom in tenura dicti Johannis Hardewar ex parte

1 Amongst the followers of Sir Peter Legh at the battle of Agincourt, we find the name of John Pygott, probably the same person who is mentioned here. See Introduction.

on the west, and extending in length from Weryngton-heath on the north as far as the said Sonky-gate street on the south.

Also he holds of the said Peter one acre of arable land, lying in le Wroe of Arpeley, in breadth between a half acre of the said Peter Legh in the tenure of John Wilkynson on the west, and land of the said William Botiller in the tenure of William Sporis on the east, and extending in length from the land of the said William Botiller in the tenure of the said William Sporis on the south, as far as the land of the said William Botiller in the tenure of Richard Wynyngton on the north.

Also he holds a certain parcel of arable land lying upon le Warthe, that is to say, on the west of the aforesaid Arpeley field, in breadth between land of the said Peter Legh in the tenure of Richard Hardwar on the south, and land of the said Peter Legh in the tenure of John Dychefeld on the north, and extending in length from the glebe land of the rectory of Weryngton in the tenure of William Holbroke on the east, as far as the land of the said Peter Legh in the tenure of William Mulyngton on the west. Also he holds nine small butts of land lying together in the said place called le Warthe in Arpeley field, lying in breadth between the shore of the water of Mersey on the west, and the land of the said Peter Legh in the tenure of the said John Dychefeld on the east, and extending in length from the land of the said William Botiller in the tenure of John Wilkynson in part towards the north and in part towards the east, as far as the land of the said Peter Legh in the tenure of Roger Holbroke in part towards the south and in part towards the west.

Also he holds one rood of land lying in Arpeley aforesaid, that is to say, on the south of the Thorn in Arpeley, [lying] in breadth between land late of John Pigot's wife for her dower, but the inheritance of Randle Rixton, and in the tenure of Alan Walton on the north, and a parcel of Henry Byrom's land in the tenure of the

australi et extendit in longitudine a terra dicti Petri Legh in tenura Johannis Fulshagh ex parte occidentali usque ad terram Willielmi Botiller in tenura Alicia nuper uxoris Rogeri Clerk senioris ex parte orientali.

Item tenet unam parcellam terræ infra villam de Weryngton in loco vocato le Olde yordes jacentem inter duas parcellas terræ Henrici Birom in tenura Johannis Hardewar et Thomæ Dernelowe ex parte boreali et parcellam terræ Willielmi Botiller in tenura Johannis Massy ex parte australi et extendit in longitudine a terra uxoris Johannis Pigot quæ habet nomine dotis suæ sed hereditatis Ranulphi Rixton1 in tenura Johannis Webster2 ex parte occidentali usque ad terram nuper Gilberti Sothewurthe3 in tenura dicti Johannis Hardewar ex parte orientali.

Item dictus Johannes Hardewar tenet de dicto Petro Legh aliam parcellam terræ jacentem in strato vocato Bonke strete dictæ villæ inter terram Willielmi Botiller in tenura Johannis Massy ex parte occidentali et terram dicti Willielmi Botiller in tenura Radulphi Kellurmargh ex parte orientali et extendit in longitudine a le Bonke strete prædicto ex parte australi usque ad terram dictorum Petri Legh et Gilberti Sothewurthe in tenura dicti Johannis Hardewar ex parte boreali.

Item tenet de dicto Petro Legh duas acras prati parcellam cujusdam prati dicti Petri Legh in Arpeley predicto continentem octodecim acras prati quæ orreum cum omnibus terris prædictis valent dicto Petro per annum viginti unum solidos et duos denarios.

§ ROGERUS HOLBROKE tenet de dicto Petro Legh milite unum novum messuagium in villa de Weryngton cum orreo novo et septem gardinis cum sepibus et fossis inclusis continentia duas acras terræ arabilis cum ustrina quæ ustrina jacet et situatur juxta

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* This Gilbert was probably of the family of Southworth of Southworth, and he may have been the same person who in the pedigree given in the History of Lancashire, vol. iii. p. 354, is said to have been living 7 Henry VI. If so, he was very probably the same person who was in the retinue of Sir W. Butler in the expedi

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