*From the National Archives – Reference: DL 43/9/23 – Aldbourne: Rental of the manor*

Aldeborne: |
Rent Roll Renewed the 12th day of September in the first year of the reign of King Henry Eighth before the court of John FitzJames, Thomas Hobson and others |
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Before William Walrond Gent. John Goddard John Gayn Ric[har]d Spaynswyke John Castell William Wade Fra[ncis] Bacon William Sparowe Thomas Sparowe Thomas Sheperd [Christ]ofer Wilde Thomas Holte William Cokes Ric[har]d Seyton Thomas Selwode Nich[olas] Luffyn ali[as] Brasye Walter Pole William Hatte Thomas Conyng John Knokeston & John Colyngborne Enquired as stated as follows: |
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Free Tenants |
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Westrete |
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John Yorke Knight holds one Burgage & curtilage, a parcel of land formerly [held by] Richard Wolton for which he pays as rent per year |
3s 4d | |||||

William Hatte holds one messuage & one virgate of land formerly [held by] William Atte Well for which he pays as rent |
6s | |||||

Richard Yate holds one tenement and one acre of land formerly [held by] Richard Goddard for which he pays as rent |
2d owing | |||||

William Raulyn holds one Burgage & one meadow of one acre and one toft for which he pays per year as rent |
19d owing | |||||

The same holds one heath or Croft in Lotwych formerly held by Robert Rounte for which he pays per year as rent |
1d | |||||

William Cokes holds . . . one Burg[age] and three acres of land therto formerly held by Charles Sawer for which he pays as rent |
15d | |||||

Hyghstrete |
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Richard Yate holds one Burgage and three parts of the same … formerly held by Richard Goddard for which he pays per year as rent |
3d | |||||

Edward Burges holds a fourth part of the same Burgage for which he pays per year as rent |
1d | |||||

The same Edward holds a fourth part of the same Burgage for which he pays per year as rent |
1d owing | |||||

The same Edward holds two Burgages for which he pays per year as rent |
3d owing | |||||

The Heirs of John Bacher alias Johns hold one Burgage called Joures & 2 acres of land formerly held by William Cepe for which they pay per year as rent |
7d owing | |||||

The Heirs of Thomas Appulby hold one Burgage & about 20 acres of land with appurtenances for which he pays per year as rent |
2s 11d | |||||

The same heirs of the aforesaid Thomas also hold certain arable land there for which he pays per year as rent |
2d | |||||

The Proctors of the Friary of the Blessed Mary of Aldeborne hold two burgages there formerly in the possession of Alice Sheperd for which they pay per year as rent |
2d owing | |||||

The same Proctors hold two Burgages there for which they pay per year as rent |
3d owing | |||||

Thomas Cokkes holds one Burgage & 12 acres and a half adjoining formerly held by Richard Morley for which he pays as rent per year |
2s 6d | |||||

Richard Yate holds two Burgages for which he pays as rent per year |
3d owing | 20d | ||||

The same Richard holds two Burgages there for which he pays as rent per year |
3d owing | |||||

The same Richard holds two Burgages there for which he pays as rent per year |
3d owing | |||||

The same Richard holds certain land there containing about 4 acres and he pays as rent per year |
5d | |||||

The same Richard holds certain land there for which he pays as rent per year |
3d | |||||

The same Richard holds one acre of land there for which he pays as rent per year |
[2d] owing | |||||

The same Richard holds 2 acres of land there & ?all formerly belonging to Richard Goddard for which he pays as rent per year |
1d | |||||

The Proctors of the Friary of the Blessed Mary the Virgin holds one Burgage there formerly held by John Santer for which they pay as rent per year |
6d | |||||

Richard Yate holds two Burgages there formerly held by Robert Nele and pays as rent per year |
3d owing | |||||

William Caroll holds a curtilage of land there and pay as rent per year |
3s | |||||

John Cole holds one Burgage with four acres & 1 rod of arable land for which he pays as rent per year |
10d owing | |||||

John Anchett holds one Burgage with ten acres of arable land & four acres of the aforesaid lying near Wanburgh there for which he pays as rent per year |
5d owing | 9d | ||||

The same John holds two acres called Chalkehytt for which he pays as rent per year |
4d | |||||

The Proctors of the Friary of the Blessed Mary the Virgin holds one Burgage there formerly held by Thomas Appleby for which he pays as rent per year |
4d | |||||

The Heirs of Thomas Apulby holds one Burgage with one acre of arable land in the same place for which they pay as rent per year |
10d | |||||

note: on inquiry this is customary land | Thomas Conyg alias Cony holds two Burgages and ten acres of arable land and one rod of the same for which he pays as rent per year |
3s | ||||

John Goddard holds one Burgage and three acres of land formerly held by Edward Hobbes for which he pays as rent per year |
6d | 13d | ||||

The same John holds two Burgages formerly held by John Coke for which [ditto] |
3d | |||||

The same John holds one Burgage formerly held by Margaret Long for which he pays as rent per year |
4d | |||||

John Anchett holds two Burgages there for which he pays as rent per year |
3d | 3s 3d | ||||

The same John holds one Burgage and 8 acres of land for which he pays as rent per year |
2s owing | |||||

The same John holds one Burgage for which he pays as rent per year |
11d | |||||

William Sparowe holds one Burgage situated in Lotwych for which he pays as rent per year |
7d owing | |||||

[Abbreviated note about an outstanding court case] |
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William Carowe holds one Close of land with appurtenances in Lotwych for which he pays as rent per year |
12d | |||||

St John Mitchell holds one Burgage and about one virgate of land in Lotwych for which he pays as rent per year |
5s 4d | |||||

Richard Bakon holds two Burgages there & 10 acres and one rod of land in the open fields of Aldbourne for which he pays as rent per year |
12d | |||||

Agnes widow of Thomas Fermor holds one Burgage for which she pays as rent per year |
9d | |||||

John Castell holds two and a half acres of arable land severally in the East Field recently held by Ri[ch]a[rd] Aydye and pays as rent per year |
owing | |||||

John Crest holds one Burgage ^{8d} & two acres of land ^{1d} in Crendelcombe & holds[?] 2 acres occupied by the ??? Friary of St Mary the Virgin & also is entitled to 2 acres in the East Field for which he pays per year in rent |
12d | |||||

John Goddard holds one Burgage formerly held by John Rounte & one rod of land there on which he makes hay ??? for one day near ?Deklyn for which he pays per year in rent |
13d | |||||

Richard Dray holds one Burgage & one rod of land in ?ane?nche for which he pays per year in rent |
7d | |||||

The Proctors of the Friary of St Mary hold the fourth part of one Burgage formerly held by John Sparowe for which they pay per year in rent |
1½d | |||||

William Pratt holds a quarter part of one Burgage recently held by William Phylyppye & 3 acres of arable land formerly held by Margaret Welsshman for which he pays per year in rent |
1½d | |||||

William Essex Esquire holds a fourth part of one Burgage formerly held by Edith Hasytt and pays per year in rent |
1½d | |||||

William Walrond holds two Burgages and a curtilage of land there for which he pays per year in rent |
21s 8d | |||||

John Colyngborne holds two acres of arable land there for which he pays per year in rent |
owing | |||||

Thomas Sheperd holds one Burgage & cerrtain land there for which he pays per year in rent |
15d | |||||

William Webbe holds Certain land near Shrewnam called Stalpytts received from the hand of the same William Webbe farmer for which he pays as rent per year |
2s | |||||

The Estate of John Yorke holds one virgate there which was held by Walter Loff & formerly John Loff & before that Robert Loff for which it pays per year as rent |
5s subject to suits at 2 law courts |
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note: on inquiry this free land is customary land | [blank] Fylkes holds one messuage & one virgate of land & the same in Upham formerly [blank] for which he pays per year as rent |
[blank] |
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Walter Janyns holds three acres of free[?] land formerly held by William Ludde and afterwards by John Aubrey for which he pays per annum as rent on the festival of the Nativity of St John the Baptist [24 June] 2d & secondly on [the Festival of] St Michael the Archangel [29 Sept] 2¼d |
4¼d | |||||

[left blank] holds half an acre of free land there formerly held by John Contes for which he pays as rent per year |
owing | |||||

[*To be completed*]