Document ReferenceMi D 1647
TitleBond. Location: Woolsthorpe [Lowdham], Nottinghamshire
Content DescriptionEmma de Bellafago acknowledges herself to be bound to deliver annually a quarter of wheat to Roger, son of Robert le Paumer of Woolsthorpe [Lowdham] for a release made her by him of a mill in Woolsthorpe called Walkemill and a bovate of land.

Terms: To be paid to Roger and his heirs in two halves at Michaelmas and at Easter.

Date: Example of handwriting; however an Emma de Bellafago features in an early 13c deed relating to Gunthorpe and two witnesses to this deed are of Caythorpe and Sibthorpe, all allied geographically to Lowdham.

Witness: Hugo, fl 1450 (son of Ralph vicar of Nottingham) & Bel, Hugo le, fl 1450 (sub-vicar) & Mowsell, Walter de, fl 1450 & Lors, Richard de, fl 1450 & William, fl 1450 (son of William de Burton) & Rinemyl, Ralph de, fl 1450 & Andrew, fl 1450 (son of Matilda of Caythorpe) & Robert, fl 1450 (son of the priest) & Sibthorpe (Sippethorp), William de, fl 1450
Physical DescriptionEndorsed by John Ray.
ConditionFair; general staining; faint script; small area of text missing (repaired).

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