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Grant to John Abraham and John Litchfield of Cambridge, and John Wyse, her brother, of Shelford, of 11 acres and 3 roods of arable land in Cambridge field., 1407-10-18

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/04/1/123

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The lands which she recently received by gift and enfeoffment of Hugh Plowright and the said John Abraham comprise: ½ acre in Newnham Crofts between land of the Hospital of St John the Evangelist and land formerly of Richard Martin abutting on land of Thomas Trivet and on the king's highway; 3 acres in Newnham Crofts between land of the college on either side abutting on Crocheman's headland and on the highway; 1½ acres at Pourtebrygge next to land of the said Hospital (N) and abutting on Pourtebrygge Way and on a headland of the said Hospital; 3 acres between Custes Crofts Way in Grantchester field and Fulbrook Field and abutting on Custes Croft and on the highway; 3 roods in Little Field between land of Nicholas Morice and land formerly of Thomas Morice and abutting on land formerly of Nicholas Crocheman; ½ acre in the same field between land formerly of Richard Tableter and land of Nicholas Morice and abutting on land formerly of Thomas Morice; 2 acres in the same field next to land of Nicholas Morice and abutting on Bin Brook; ½ acre between land of the said Hospital and land of the Prior of Barnwell and abutting on Sheepcote Way.
Witnesses: Thomas Trivet; Simon Bentybow; Thomas Jacob; John Lister; Robert Cowper.


  • Creation: 1407-10-18


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2004-07-01 15:33:48+00:00

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