Return to calling page.

Arthur Mylles Indenture 1590

PRO WARD 9/118, ff. 234v-5 (13 April 1590, enrolled as required in the body of the indenture)

LM: Indentur{a} Arthur{i} Mylles ar{migeri} p{ro} maner{io} et Parco de Laneham [=Lavenham] in Com' [Essex] ^\\Suff'// in man{ibus} d{omi}ne Regine existen' rac{i}one extent' p{ro} debit{o} Ed{wa}r{d}i Comit{is} Oxon'. /

This Indenture made betwen the most excellent Princes and o{u}r most dread sou{er}aigne ladie Elizabeth by the grace of god Quene of Englande ffraunce and Irelande defendor of the faithe &c of thone p{ar}tie and Arthur Mylles of Yaxforthe in the Countie of Suff' esq{uie}r of thother p{ar}tie witnesseth

That wheare it appeareth to the m{aste}r and Counsell of the quenes ma{ies}t{ies} Courte of ward{es} & lyu{er}yes that the right honorable Edwarde Earle of Oxenforde lorde greate Chamb{er}laine of England standeth indebted to the quenes ma{ies}tie in the som{m}e of MMCli [=£2100] forfayted to her ma{ies}tie by severall obligac{i}ons by him made and knowledged in this Courte bearinge date the first daye of Iulye anno xiijtio d{i}c{t}e d{omi}ne Eliz{abethe} Regine [=1 July 1571] ffor non payem{en}t of MCCCCli [=£1400] due to her saide highnes for p{ar}te of the fyne heretofore by the saide m{aste}r and Counsell sett and assessed for the marriage of the saide Earle as by the saide seu{er}all obligac{i}ons more at large appeareth. ffor levienge [=levying] whereof a p{ro}ces of Extent was heretofore awarded out of the same Courte to Phillipp Tylney esquier late shrerife [sic] of the Countie of Suff' who by vertue of the saide Extent to him the saide shrief directed dated the xxjth daie of [Aprill] ffebruarie anno xxxjmo d{i}c{t}e d{omi}ne Eliz{abethe} Re{gi}ne &c [=21 February 1589] did extende the mano{u}r and Parke of Lanehame w{i}th thapp{ur}ten{au}nc{es} in the saide Countie of Suff' in the tenure of Thom{a}s Skynner gent' or his assignes beinge p{ar}cell of the possessions and inherita{u}nce of the saide Edwarde Earle of Oxforde at the tyme of the saide obligac{i}ons knowledged and is by yere aboue all Reprises Lxvjli xiijs iiijd [=£66-13-4] as by the saide extente Rem{aining} of Recorde in the saide Courte likewise more ^\\at// large dothe and maye appeare. Our saide sou{er}aigne ladye the quenes ma{ies}tie w{i}th thadvice of the m{aste}r and Counsell of her highnes saide Courte of wardes & lyu{er}yes is contented and pleased to graunte and by these p{rese}ntes dothe graunte demise and to ffarme lett vnto the saide Arthur Mylles the saide mano{u}r and Parke of Lanehame w{i}th thappurten{au}nc{es} in the saide Countie of Suff' before sett fourthe and declared w{i}th theire p{ar}ticuler rentes by yere

To haue and to houlde the saide mano{u}r and Parke w{i}th thappurten{au}nc{es} to the said Arthur Mylles his executo{u}rs and assignes from the ffeast of the Annuntiac{i}on of the blessed Virgin St marie last past before the date hereof for suche terme and duringe suche tyme and tearme of yeares as the same demised p{re}misses shall Rem{ain} in her ma{ies}t{ies} handes by vertue of the said Extent. Yeldinge and payinge therefore yearely duringe the saide tearme to the quenes ma{ies}t{ies} Receauo{u}r gen{er}all of the saide Courte of ward{es} and Liu{er}yes or to his lawfull deputie for the tyme beinge to her highnes vse the som{m}e of Lxvjli xiijs iiijd of lawfull Englishe money at the ffeast{es} of St michaell tharchaungell and the Annuntiac{i}on of the blessed Virgin St marye by even and equall porc{i}ons. And the said Arthur Mylles Covena{u}nteth and gr{a}unteth for him and his assignes by these p{rese}ntes that if at anye tyme hereafter duringe the saide tearme and whilest the p{re}misses shall remayne in her ma{ies}t{ies} hand{es} by vertue of the saide extent aforesaide it fortune the saide mano{u}r and Parke w{i}th thappurten{au}nc{es} to be aboue the saide yerelie rent of Lxvjli xiijs iiijd. That then the saide Arthur Mylles his executo{u}rs and assignes shall content and paye yerelie duringe the saide graunte or lease to the Receauo{u}r gen{er}all of the saide Courte for the tyme beinge to her highnes vse so muche further yerelie rent as the saide mano{u}r and Parke w{i}th thappurten{au}nc{es} shalbe founde or knowen to the saide M{aste}r and Counsell by anye fu\\r//ther Survey or otherwise to be aboue the saide yerelie rent of Lxvjli xiijs iiijd duringe such tyme and tearme as the saide p{re}misses w{i}th thappurten{au}nc{es} shall rem{ain} in her ma{ies}t{ies} hand{es} by vertue of the saide extent: And further that neither he the saide Arthur Mylles ne his assignes shall geue gra{u}nte Comytt bargaine or sell this lease or graunte or his or their intrest in the same vnto anye p{er}son or p{er}sons w{i}thout knowledge license and agreem{en}t of the saide m{aste}r and Counsell for the tyme beinge. And it is Provided on the behalf of the quenes ma{ies}tie by the saide m{aste}r and Counsell that if at anye tyme hereafter duringe the saide tearme it fortune the saide yerelie rent of Lxvjli xiijs iiijd or anye p{ar}te thereof to be behinde vnpaide after anye of the saide ffeast{es} in w{hi}ch it ought to be paide by the space of one monethe or if anye of the saide Coven{au}ntes be broken vnkept and not reformed w{i}thin two monethes next after lawfull warninge to the saide Arthur Mylles thereof geven. That then this p{rese}nte lease to be voide and of none effecte. And that it shalbe lawfull to the saide M{aste}r and Counsell for the tyme beinge or any other by them aucthorised into the saide mano{u}r and Parke w{i}th thappurten{au}nc{es} and eu{er}ye p{ar}te thereof not onelie to reenter and the same to repossede and Comitie [=commit?] to the vse of the quenes ma{ies}tie but also to distreyne the goodes and Cattell{es} of the saide Arthur Mylles and his assignes and the same to drive and Carye awaye w{i}thhoulde bargaine and sell to the vse of the quenes ma{ies}tie vntill her highnes be fullye answered | and paide aswell of the saide rente and tharr{eara}ges thereof as of the value of the detryment and damage susteyned by the breakinge of the saide Covenauntes or of any Clause or article before menc{i}oned the saide Lease or anye thinge therein conteyned to the Contrarye notw{i}thstandinge. And the said Arthur Mylles dothe further Coven{au}nte and graunte by theis p{rese}nt{es} That he the sayd Arthur Milles or his assignes w{i}thin one moneth next after the deliu{er}yue of this Leas to him shall bringe or sende his p{ar}te thereof to Thaudito{u}r generall of the said Courte to be inrolled as the same Audito{u}r maye have p{er}fect knowledge and vnderstanding aswell to charge the said rent As of thorder taken for the said Debt. / In wittnes whereof to thone p{ar}te of these Indentures rem{aining} w{i}th the said Arthur Milles o{u}r said Sovereigne Ladies Seale of her highnes Courte of ward{es} and Lyveryes w{i}th the advice of the M{aste}r and Councell of the same Courte is affixed and sett And to thother p{ar}te rem{aining} w{i}th o{u}r said Sovereigne Ladie in her graces said Co{u}rte The said Arthur Milles hath putto his hand and Seale the xiijth daye of Aprill in the xxxijth yeare of o{u}r said Sovereigne Ladies most gracious raigne [=13 April 1590]. //

Exa{m}i{n}at{u}r [="Examined"]

Return to calling page.