Document ReferenceMi D 740
TitleArbitration award between Cuthbert Langton and Christopher Fitzrandolph. Location: Huthwaite in the manor of Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Date14 July 1521
Content DescriptionAward in a matter of variance, controversy and debate between Cutbert Langton, complainant, against Cristofer FitzRandal, defendant. Concerns the right, title, interest, use and possession of a messuage and close containing 8 acres of land, 8 acres of meadow, with 40 acres of land lying in Durty Hoknole [Hucknall under Huthwaite] in the manor of Mannesfelde, Nottinghamshire; recites that Cristofer married Jane, one of Cutbert's daughters, and that Cristofer alleges that Cutbert gave all the premises to Cristofer and Jane and their heirs after the custom of the manor, and surrendered the same at a court held Thursday after the purification of our Lady 8 Henry VIII; recites that Cutbert denies the surrender and that it has been discovered that the surrender was made 'oonly by the crafty contryving and untrue dealing of the forsaid Xpfre FitzRandall and at his request and desire Wtout consent or knowlege of the said Cutbert'; orders that FitzRandall's tenants depart the premises by Michaelmas next, and Cutbert be permitted to take peaceful possession.

Date: 14 July 13 Henry VIII
Termlegal business, arbitration
disputes, property, arbitration
Physical DescriptionSigned by James Stokisley; endorsed by Sir Francis Willoughby

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