1559 Sepember 16th Death of Sir John Rainsford (Source Morant) Edmonds and Goodwyn inhert Manors
At time of death held Manytree alias Chedingho, with appertences and the Crane, the Key and Key House of the Queen in ca. and a Chapel called our Lady in the Oates (Note this is in Bradfield not Manningtree) and the Gild or Franternity of Manytree: also the maners of Old Hall and New Hall and rectory of Mistleley of the queen for a 40th of a Knights fee. He had two wives one who was the daughter and hier of Edward Knivet. Second -
1566 December 31 D/DU 279/1 Essex Record
DONE latin with Peter
ESSEX DOCUMENTS FROM ASHBURNHAM COLLECTION IN EAST SUSSEX RECORD OFFICE
Licence of alienation (sale or transfer of land) (Queen is allowing the transfer/Conveyance of property) for £11.6.8 (The fee here is probably for the Queen’s agreement/License rather than for the sale of the property)
Elizabeth I licenses (2). John Goodwyn, esq., (3). Henry Josselyn, esq., and Anne his wife, (4). John Lucas, gent., and Mary his wife, to alienate to Francis Saunders, esq., and William Walter, sen.
Manor of Oldehall or Oldehall and Newehall in Mistley, formerly part of lands of William Forde, esq., and manor of MANNINGTREE (manytre or Schidynghoo), le CRANE, le Key and Key house in MANNINGTREE, and appurtenances (e.g. fixed assets which have become part of the property such as a Crane, Key house) in MANNINGTREE, Mistley, Lawford, Little Bromley, Ardleigh and Bradfield, formerly the possessions of the monastery of Canonleigh
Saunders and Walter are trustees to give half the profits to Goodwyn and half to Josselyn (see Morant, I,462)
1513 October25 Deed: D/DAv 22
William Bryght of Manningtree
Quitclaim Agnes Malett (late wife of John Rothe), John Aley of East Bergholt, Suffolk, and William Bryght of Manningtree, to Richard Darnell, 'Jakes' Darnell, John Brooke, Richard Coole, Edward Coole and 'Jakes' Coole. In a tenement called 'Hekeford alias Barrys' in Mistley, between the hand of John Lucas on both parts tenement called 'Watchis' on one part, and that called 'Tredener' (see also below Tynderfield in Manningtree and 1312 for William le Teynturer) on the other; and a croft called 'Hulmans' in Mistley, between the land of John Lucas on both parts, abutting east on land of John Lucas and west on the way from Manningtree to Harwich.
Hil. &: Eas. Francis Saunders, esq., &: Wm. Walter sen., pl. Jn. Goodwyn, esq.,
Hy. Josselyn, esq., &: w. Anne, &: Jn. Lucas, gent., &: w. Mary, def. Manors of Manytre,
Schidynghoo alias Chedynghoo, Oldhall alias Oldehall, Newhall&: Abbottesalias Edlynges
&: 60 mess., 20 cotts., 10 tofts, 4 water·mills, 1,000 a ar., 200 a. mw., 1,000 a. pa., 400
a. wd., 600 a. furze & heath &: .£20 rt. in Manytre, Scidynghoo alias Chedynghoo, Oldhall
alias Oldehall, Newhall, Abbottes alias Edlynges, Mistleigh alias Mysteley, Bradfeld,
Colchester, Stanwaye, Wrabne alias Wrabnes, Wikes, Little Badowe, Lawforde, Little
Bromeleigh, Ardleigh, 'and Our Ladye i~ the Otes', view of frank pledge, free warren,
liberties &: franchises in Misteleigh &: Manytre, the rectory &: church of Bradfeld &: tithes
of Bradfeld, &: the advowsons of the church of Misteleigh alias Misteley &: the vicarage of
Bradfeld. Def. quitclaimed to pl. & the heirs of Francis. And for this pl. gtd. one moiety
of the same to Jn. Goodwyn&: his heirs, &: the other moiety to Hy.&: Anne&: the heirs
of Anne, to hold of the chief lords.
Recognizance: John LUCAS of MANNINGTREE, gentleman, and John Sewell of the same, tailor, for the said John Sewell not to haunt evil or suspect company, not to use any unlawful games nor keep any evil rule, justly offensive to the honest and most substantial of the parish wherein he shall be abiding, nor to misintreat any of the Queen's subjects by fighting or threats, and also within twenty-
Appeared and handed over further as appears in the Sessions Roll. Surety:' John Colman of the same yeoman
Taken before William Cardinall (also 37/48).
LUCAS Family in Manningtree