<County: Yorkshire West Riding>
<Code: L0363>
<MS reference: Leeds, Yorkshire Archeological Society, DD 53III/262>
<Text: Marriage settlement>


This endenture Made the x day of Julij ye yere of the regn@ of the kyng henri sext aftyr the Conquest ye xxix betwen Edmund Fit3william Esquyer and Richard Fit3william son to the seid Edmund on the ton party and william Mirfeld
Esquyer on the toyer party beryth witnes yat ye seid parties are agreid that Thomas son and heir aparant to the seid Richard Fit3william shall be ye grace of god take and hafe to wyffe Johan the doghtyr of the seid william Mirfeld
and ye espowsels betwen the seid Thomas and Johan to be celebrysid and performed befor the fest of the Natiuit~ of oure laydy Saynt Mary next comyng and the seid Edmund Fit3william John <add>wheteley</add><on erasure> parson of the Chirch of plum
ptre Thomas Fit3william person of the Cherch of Sprotburgh william partrik chapileyn Thomas Bynyngton~ and william Cressy shall make or gar to be made a suficiant and a+sure astate of the Maner of Bolton@ wt the apurtyn@ to
william scargill the yonger John@ S<ill><1 char></ill>otill ˆ [henri Sootill] Gy Fayrffax and to Robart Flemyng and to yair heyres and assig<add>nes</add><on erasure> for euermore accordyng to the effecte and on ye condicones more playnely and opynly wrytyn@ and declarid in certeyn dedes indentid betwene ye seid Edmund Fit3
william John qweteley Thomas Fit3william william partrik Thomas bynyngton@ and william Cressy also the seid Edmund and Richard Fit3william and Eli3abet his wyffe will and grantyth yat yay shall make or do to be made to the seid william
Scargill and his felows abufe-seid and to yair heyres and yair assignys a+sufficiant and a+sure astate of landis and of tenement3 to ye yerely valow of ix Marc~ ouer alle charges and reprysse wt-Jn the Shire of york wyth-in the space of ij yere next folowyng
ye day of ye espowsels of the seid Thomas and Johan and that astate by yame or any of yam of the seid landes and tenement3 to ye seid valow of ix Marc~ to be made and effectually performed to the seid william Scargill and his felows in the maner and forme
abufe-seid The seid Edmund Fit3william will and grantyth that he and Mayst~ Thomas ye person of Sprotburgh and Thomas Bynyngton@ and william Cressy shall be bondon@ befor the seid fest of the Natiuite of our lady in an obligacion@ iontly and seue
raly of [xx]viij Marc~ to the seid william Mirfeld or to ˆ [his] executors payabull at the fest of pasch next comyng and wt-Jn short tyme aftyr ye seid astate made to the seid william scargill and his felows yay shall by yair dede endentid dymyse and lett ye seid
landes and tenement3 of ye yerely valow of ix Marc~ to the seid Edmund Fit3william and to his executors by yare dede endentid for the term@ of vij yere yeldyng to the seid william scargill and his felows duryng the seid term@ at the fest of Corpus
xpi~ day a pepyr corn@ for all maner of seruyce Providid allway that if Johan yt shall be ye wyffe of the seid Thomas Fit3william discesse wyt-in ye seid term@ of vij yere yat yen the seid Edmund shall pay and yeld to ye seid william Scargill
and his felows duryng ye seid term@ ix Marc~ yerely at the festes and days of payment of the seid landes and tenement3 accustomed to the vsse and profyt of the seid william Mirfeld and alic~ his wyffe wyt a distresse for defaute of payment of
the holl ix Marc~ or any parcell yer-of be viij wekys aftyr any of the days of payment acustomed in ye seid landes and tenement3 and a+clausse of reentre in-to the seid landes and tenement3 Jf it happyn ye seid rent to be by-hynd in party or in ye holl
by a quarter of a yere next feloyng ye days of paymentes of the seid landes and tenement3 of old tyme acustomyd also the seid parties are agreid yt wyt-in the space of xiiij monethes next feloyng the end of the seid term@ of viij yere made to the
seid Edmund Fit3william of ye seid Maner of Dalton@ and of ye remanentes of the seid landes and tenement3 of ye yerely valow of ix Marc~ at the seid william Scargill and his felows yt tyme beyng on lyfe shall make a+sufficiant astate in and of
the seid Maner of Dalton@ and alle ye other landes that yay hafe of the gyfte of the seid Edmund and Richard to the seid Thomas Fit3william and Johan his wyffe and to <add>ye heyres of the seid Thomas Fit3 ˆ [william of the seid Johan body commyng]</add><main text on erasure; this and the superscript added in darker ink> and for defaute of Jssu the remandyr
[wt-out in-pegement of waste]<added in darker ink> of the seid Maner of Dalton@ wt ye appurtynance to the seid Edmund Fit3william and to his right heyres for euermore and ye remendre of the seid landes and tenement3 of the yerly valow of ix Marc~ to Eli3abeth ye wyffe of the seid Richard Fit3william
and to hir right heyres for euermore also ye seid Edmund or els the seid Richard Fit3william shall make or do to be+made a+sufficiant and a+sure astate to the seid william Scargill and his felows abufe-seid and to yair heyres and to yair assignes
for euer-more of oyer landes and tenement3 wt-Jn the Shire of york to ye yerly valow of x Marc~ ouer alle chargesse and reprysse to the vse and the profet of the seid Thomas and Johan hys wyffe wt-Jn the space of viij wekys next aftyr ye discesse
of Maud Clarell bot if it so be yat ye seid Edmund or Richard at yair plesyr lyffyng ye seid Maud Clarell make or do to be made ye seid sufficiant and sure astate of ye seid oyer landes and tenement3 to ye seid valow of x Marc~ yerly to the
seid william Scargill and his felows and to yair heyres for euermore to the entente yt ye seid william scargill and his felows shall make or do to be+made a lawfull astate of the seid x Marc~ worth of land to the seid Thomas Fit3willia@
and Johan his wyffe and to the heyres of <add>ye seid Thomas Fit3wiˆ[lliam] [of ye seid Johan body commyng wit-out in-pegement of wast]</add><main text on erasure; this and superscript added in darker ink> and for defaute of Jssu the remendre to Eli3abeth the wyffe of the seid Richard Fit3william and to her heyres for euermore wt-in the space of ij monethes next folouyng
the fest of sant Georg that shall be in ye [yere] of ye birth of oure lord Ml CCCCLx also it is agreid by ye seid parties yat if it so befall yat god defend yat the seid Thomas Fit3william when he commyth to the age of xiiij yere Fully complete
disagre or refuse ye seid espowsels and wil+not assent to take the seid Johan to his wyffe at the seid age yt <add>yen ˆ [the]</add><main text on erasure; this and superscript added in darker ink> seid william Scargill and his felows shall make a+lafull astate of all the seid maner landes and tenement3 wt ye apurtyn@ yat yay
hafe or had of the gyft and feoffamet of the seid Edmund Fit3william or of the feoffees or of the seid Richard Fit3william and Eli3abeth his wyffe or of ather of thame to the seid Johan for the term@ of hyr lyffe wt-outyn empechiment of wast
Moreouer it is agreid by the seid parties yt ye seid william Mirfeld shall hawe ye gouernance of the seid Johan his doghter to the tyme yat she com to the age of ix yere full complete and aftyr yat to be at ye rewle and gouernance of
the seid Edmund and Richard to be demenyd by ye avyse and ordinance of william mirfeld and alic~ his wyffe Fadre and Modre to the seid Johan for ye which maryage feoffanentes and astate to be made Jn ye maner and forme os it
is abufe-seid the seid william Mirfeld is agreid to pay to the seid Edmund and Richard CCCCC Marc~ of money yat is for to say CC Marc~ at ye tyme of lyuere of sesynn of the seid Maner of Dalton@ and C li at ye day of ye
Maryage of the seid Thomas and Johan and C li at the tyme of lyuery of sesyn@ and of the feoffament of ye landes and tenement3 yat ye seid Richard Fit3william and Eli3abeth shall make to the seid william Scargill and his
felows of ye seid x Marc~ worth land whedyr it be in the lyffe of ye seid Maud or aftyr hyr discesse and if it so be-fall yat ye seid william Scargill and his felows yat tyme beyng on lyfe make not ner do to be+mad wt-in ye space of halfe a yere next folowyng
the fest of the puryfycac~ of our laydy yat shall be in ye yer of our lord Ml CCCC lx ij a lawfull astate of the seid landes and tenement3 of ye yerely valow if xix Marc~ wt-in the seid Counte of york to ye seid Thomas and Johan and to the heyres of the seid
Thomas Fit3william of the seid Johan body comyng and for defaute of Jssu of yame the remandre to the seid Richard and Eli3abeth his wiffe and to the heyres of the seid Eli3abeth for euermore yat yen it shall be lawfull to the seid Richard and Eli3abeth
or to thaire feoffes to reentre and the seid landes and tenement3 to hald to yame and yair heyres and to yair assignes ye seid feoffament made by yame to ye seid william Scargill and ˆ [to] his felows not withstondyng and the seid Richard Fit3 william
and Eli3abeth his wiffe or ther feoffes of all the seid landes and tenement3 to ye yerely walow of xix Marc~ to make astate to the seid Thomas and Johan and to the heyres of the seid Thomas Fit3william of the bode of the seid Johan
his wiffe commyng and for defaute of issu ye remendre to ye right heyres of the seid Eli3abeth os it is abufe-seid wt-in the space of a yere and an halff ˆ [next] foloyng ye yere of our lord Ml CCCC lx ij Moreouer it is assentid and agreid
bytwyx ye seid Edmund Fit3william and Richard Fit3 william and ye seid william Mirfeld yt if it so be yat yer be any mater or sentence or any oyer thyng yt is or may be diffuse or contrarius in tham-selfe or nedith any amendement
yat it shall be lawfull to both ye seid parties by yair comyn@ assent to amend and reforme adde amynysd alle and euery-on@ of ye abufe-seid articlns acordyng to ye trw entent of yair~ barganes and Connandes abuf-seid and to hald <tear in ms>
alle the articlns and Connandes abufe-seid and euery one of theym@ wele and trwly ye seid william Mirfeld for his party byndith hym and his executors to ye seid Edmund Fit3william on CC li Jn witnessyng wherof ye seid <tear>
to yis part of ye endentur remanyng in ye kepyng of ye seid Edmund Fit3 william settys to is sele writyn@ ye day and the yere abuffe-seid