Indenture between Thomas Tuddenham and Edward Grimston.
England, 1446 March 1.
This material is open for research.
Indenture, on parchment, containing an agreement by Thomas Tuddenham to sell his lands at Alestaneswyck (possibly Stanwick St. John, North Yorkshire) to Edward Grimston for 400 marks, to be paid over 3 years. The contract also specifies that a manor in Suffolk will be surety for the purchase of these entailed lands.
A handlist of western Medieval manuscripts in the Takamiya collection / Toshiyuki Takamiya, in The Medieval book: glosses from friends & colleagues of Christopher de Hamel, ed. by Richard Linenthal, James Marrow and William Noel. 't Goy-Houten: Hes & De Graff, 2010, pp. 421-437.
Purchased from Toshiyuki Takamiya on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2017.
In Middle English.
Indented at head of document with chirographic letters.
Signed: sign manual of Edward Grimston at end of text.
Signed: document signed by the scribe, "Brampton."
Docketed in a later hand.
Seal: red wax seal with the crest of Edward Grimston (damaged).
Layout: Single column of fifteen lines.
Script: anglicana.
Indenture Between Thomas Tuddenham and Edward Grimston (Takamiya MS 134). General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Grimston, Edward, -1478.
Tuddenham, Thomas, 1401-1462.
Entail -- England.
Land tenure -- England -- Early works to 1800.
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