<County: Staffordshire>
<Code: L0094>
<MS reference: Göttingen University Library, Cod. MS Jurid. 822/1/9>
<Text: Award>


Humfrey Duke of Bukyngham Erle ˆ [of] Herford Staff and North and John@ Erle of Shrousbury to all that this present writyng endented shall se or here gretyng in~ our~
lord euerlastyng . for as+meche as dyuersis contrauercyes variance and debates haue byn@ hade meued and long tyme contynued be-twyx Thomas Meuerell squyer
his seruantes and tenant3 on the on party and will Basset squyer his seruantes and tenant3 on the other party for wheche contrauercyes variance and debates to be cessed and
<ill><1-2 words></ill> ayther of the saides Thomas and will and other wt theym@ byn@ seuerally bounden@ by theyr~ obligacons@ in ij C marc that they+and eyther of theym@ theyr~
<ill><3 words></ill> shall stonde obey and performe the award ordinaunce and dome of vs the saides Duke and Erle of Shrousbury as+well of and in~ the
premisses as of al other accions@ trespas offences appelles debates and demaund hade and meved be-twene the partyes aboue-said as in~ the said obligacons@
more pleynely apereth we the saides Duke and Erle of Shrousbury for the weyle of peasse and reformacion@ of iniuries and wronges hade and done be-twene
the said partyes haue takn@ vppon@ vs the labur and charge to arbitur in~ the premisses and cald to-fore vs the said partyes and all theyr~ compleyntes quereles
greuance and causes to vs in writyng articled and the vnsweres and replicacons@ to theym@ made diligently and by gud deliberacon@ haue herd examend and well
vnderstonden@ wherefore we the saides Duke and Erle of Shrousbury award ordeyne and deme in maner and forme that foloweth
Furst we award ordeyne and deme that the saides Thomas and will shall be ful+frendes and of fryndely deylyng and pardon@ and ley apart all maner rancour~
and greuance &c~
Also we award ordeyne and deme that the said will shall pey to the said Thomas <pm> xx li of lafull money of Englond that is to say in the fest of the
Nat~ of our~ lord next comyng <pm> C s~ and in~ the fest of saynt John@ Bapt@ then@ next foloyng <pm> C s~ and in~ the fest of the Nat~ of our~ lord then@ next foloyng
<pm> C s~ and in~ the fest of saynt John@ Bapt@ then@ foloyng <pm> C s~
Also we award ordeyne and deme that the said will his seruantes and his tenant3 and euer-iche of theym@ shall be nonsute or ellus discontynue all maner acciouns
personell and appell that they haue or ony of theym@ hase a-gaynes the said Thomas his seruantes and tenant3 or ony of theym@
Also we award ordeyne and deme that nother the said will his seruantes ner tenant3 ner non of theym@ ner non other comprehendet wt-in~ theyr~ articles
by-fore vs named shall sue ony accion@ personell or appell agaynes the said Thomas his seruantes or tenant3 nor non of theym@ for non offence trespas ner
cause afore this day don@ meued ner shewed
Also we award ordeyne and deme that the said will ner no-n+other by his procuryng ner assent shall let ner disturbe the said Thomas his seruant3
ner his tenant3 to haue theyr~ deliuerance or aquitell of ony enditement that they or ony of theym@ be endited at the makyng of this award
Also we award ordeyne and deme that the said Thomas his seruantes and his tenant3 and euer-iche of theym@ shall be nonsute or ellus discontynue all maner
accions@ personell and apell that they haue or ony of theym@ hase agaynes the said will his seruantes and tenant3 or ony of theym@
Also we award ordeyne and deme that nother the said Thomas his seruantes ner tenant3 ner non of theym ner non other comprehendet wt-in~ theyr~ articles
be-fore vs named shall sue ony accion@ personell or appell a-gaynes the said will his seruantes or tenant3 nor non of theym@ for non offence trespas ner
cause afore this day don@ meued ner shewed
Also we award ordeyne and deme that the said Thomas ner no-n+other by his procuryng ner assent shall lett ner disturbe the said will his seruantes
ner his tenant3 to haue theyr~ deliuerance or acquitell of ony enditement that they or ony of theym@ be endited at the makeyng of this award ; Jn
Wittenes whereof ˆ [to this present writyng] We the saides Duke and Erle of Shrousbury haue put to our~ sealles yeven@ at B<crease>rton@ the x day of Junij in the yere of the regne
of kyng henr~ the sext aftur the conquest xxxvij