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10 Archival description results for Somerset

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Agreement: inheritance of Henry of Richmond

Agreement, Lady Margaret and Thomas Lord Stanley, in the presence of Edward IV, whereby Stanley undertakes:

  • not to oppose Margaret's settlement of her Somerset estates, [see SJLM/3/2/1]
  • to grant her life interest in his estates as before agreed [see SJLM/4/3/2/1 and SJLM/4/3/2/4]
  • that Henry, Earl of Richmond [Margaret's son] be allowed a share in the estates of Margaret, Duchess of Somerset if he come to England and be in the king's favour.

Declaration of Uses

Declaration of uses by Lady Margaret of a grant dated 22 May 1472 related to the performance of her will, namely to pay the debts of Edmund, earl of Richmond and Sir Henry Stafford her former husbands; the cost of translating the bones of Edmund out of Wales where he is buried to the abbey of Bourne, Lincolnshire and for making a tomb for Edmund and herself, and for a tomb at Plesshey, Essex where Stafford's bones lie; for the foundation of a chantry at Bourne and a chantry at Plesshey, with an income of 12 marks a year for the priests serving them; the reversion of the issues to go to her son Henry earl of Richmond

Bawessey, 2 June 1472
Seal of the Countess.
Endorsed: an olde wyll mayd and revoked by my ladyes grace
Slit through by way of cancellation.

Grant: Robert Stillington et al.

Grant by Robert [Stillington], Bishop of Bath and Wells, Sir Reginald Bray, Sir William Hody, Chief Baron of the Exchequer, and Richard Page, by licence of the King [Henry VII] given by letters patent of 10 November 1490, to Richard [Hill], Bishop of London, and Richard Skypton, clerk, of [lands in Devon and Somerset] with letters of attorney to Hugh Oldeham, clerk, John Jakson and Nicholas Compton.

Letters Patent: Henry VII

Letters patent of Henry VII, granting manors in Devon, Somerset, Lincolnshire, Lancashire, Westmoreland, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Essex, Northamptonshire, Dorset, South Wales and property in London to his mother Margaret, Countess of Richmond.
Westminster, 22 March 1486/7

Henry VII, King of England

Letters of attorney: John Gilbert et al

Letters of attorney from Richard [Hill], Bishop of London, and Richard Skypton, clerk to John Gilbert, William Assheley, William Jenney and Thomas Bury, to take seisin of lands in Devon and Somerset from Robert [Stillington], Bishop of Bath and Wells, Sir Reginald Brary, Sir William Hody, Chief Baron of the Exchequer, and Richard Page.

Sale: Gotehill, Somerset

Indenture of sale, dated 11 February 1508/9, by the right excellent Princesse Margarete, Countesse of Richmond and Derby, and moder [sic] to the King, to William Lang, of Caundell purse [Purse-Caundle], Dorset, for £00, of the manore of Gotehill [Goathill], Somerset, with the advowson of the church of Gotehill.
Per me Willm Lang.

Will & Memorandum

A contemporary copy of the will of Lady Margaret, with certain corrections concerning the gifts to those who should attend her funeral, the dispositions of Maxey [Cambridgeshire] and Torpell [Northamptonshire], and those of the Somerset manors which she has enfeoffed with licence of Edward IV.