1379 - John Paty of Lincolnshire

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1379
Topic Lands of John Paty of Lincolnshire to be given to his brother and heir.
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By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-20. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2022-06-10.


[30 Aug. 1379:]
To John Poucher escheator in Lincolnshire. Order to give Robert, son of Robert Paty of Fristhorp livery of a messuage and the moiety of a moiety of one bovate of land, and any issues thereof taken since the death of John his brother; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that the said John was an idiot whose lands were taken into the king's hand by reason of his idiocy, and are in the king's hand, that the premises are held of Richard de Stokys clerk by the service of 6d. a year, that the said John died on Tuesday before St. Hilary 1 Richard II, and that Robert the son is his brother and next heir.[1]

Source notes

Membrane 38 of the Close Roll for 3 Richard II. Marginal note: "Aug. 30. Westminster." Italics as in printed source. The index provides a cross-reference from 'Paty' to 'Pety'.[2]



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