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do filio meo iij Wildehorsez, ad tunc nuper tractos vel in stabulo meo existentes. Item volo quod Willielmus' filius meus habeat sibi et hæredibus suis masculis Baroniam de Biwell et Stiford in Comitatu Northumbriæ, et unum gregem ovium, xxiiij vaccas, j taurum, unum ciphum deauratum, iiij pecias argenti, et ij ollas potellers argenti, et ij pecias argenti. Et si contingat, quod Alesia Domina de Fauconberge uxor sua moriatur sine exitu de corpore dicti Willielmi, et idem Willelmus non gaudeat nec possideat hæreditatem vel terras dictæ Alesia post mortem dictæ Alesiæ uxoris suæ, tunc volo quòd dictus Willelmus filius meus habeat Centum libratas terrarum tenementorum meorum quæ acquisivi; Habendas sibi et hæredibus suis Masculis. Item do et lego Georgio de Nevill? filio meo vj discos argenti, unum ciphum deauratum, et j ollam poteller argenti. Item do et lego Edwardo de Nevillä filio meo et hæredibus suis masculis, Manerium meum de Wynlawton in Episcopatu Dunelmensi cum pertinentiis, et vj discos argenti cum j cipho deaurato. Item volo quòd si Elizabeth filia Comitis Worcestriæ moriatur sine exitu inter ipsum et dictum Edwardum filium meum, quòd tunc hospicium meum in Civitate London in Silver strete, vocatum Nevill Jnne, cum pertinenciis, et omnia burgagia, terræ, tenementa, redditus, servicia, et possessiones quæcunque, quæ habeo in Civitate Eborum, in villa Novi Castri super Tynam, in villâ et burgo Dunelmi, et in villa de Ripon,

matr tuching youre estat and enten'con to ye whiche he hadde his langage not suting nor conuenient unto you Neu'theless after ye said vttering of his langage at y' instance and special request of us he promised vuto us be governed and demened after our entent we saying vnto him yat sethen he hailde taken vpon hym yordre of knighthode he was ye mure bounden be ye right of ye said ordre to mainteine and sustene ye right of holy kirke the whiche he wolde perfurme as he said ynto us And if hit so be yat he execute not nor do in like fourme as he has p’mised to us we ...... yow yat we wole take p'tie and all our frendes with you to supporte youre place & conuent of ye said seynt Cuthbert And vpon his gou'nance what he wole doo to c'tifie our fadir of Durham more plainly our entent yanne we doo write to yow at yis time in ye said matr lik as dan henry Helay shal say and declare yow on our behalue be mothe And our lorde haue you in his kepyng written at Midelham ye x day of May

RICHARD NEVILLE ERLE OF SAR' AND LORDE OF

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! The testator's second son by his second wife. He married Alice, daughter and heir of Thomas Lord Falconbridge-created Earl of Kent in 1461-died in 1462, leaving three daughters.

2 George Neville-third son-married Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick-summoned to parliament as Lord Latimer--died in 1469 or 1470.

3 Edward Neville-fourth son-marrieıl Elizabeth, sole daughter and heir of Richard Beauchamp, Earl of Worcester, son of William Beauchamp, Lord Abergavenny-summoned to parliament as Lord Abergavenny, 29th Henry VI.-married secondly Catherine, sister of Job Howard, Duke of Norfolk.

cum suis pertinenciis, vendantur post mortem meam per Executores meos infra scriptos, ad maritandnm eundem Edwardum filium meum ; nisi aliter in vitâ meâ ordinavero in hâc parte. Item do et lego Katerinæ Comitissæ Marescall' filiæ meæ unum ciphum deauratum, et j ollam deauratam. Item filiæ meæ Comitissæ de Stafford j ciphum deauratum, et j Ewer argenteum. Item do et lego filiæ meæ Comitissæ Northumbriæ: j ciphum deauratum, et j Ewer argenti. Item do et lego filiæ meæ Ciciliæ Ducissæ Eborum * j ciphum deauratum, et j Ewer argenteum. Item do et lego filiæ meæ de Mauleys j ciphum deauratum, et j Ewer argenteum. Item filiæ meæ de Gray unum ciphum deauratum. Item filiæ meæ de Dacre’j ciphum deauratum. Item filiæ meæ Lescrop: j ciphum deauratum. Item do et lego Conventui Fratrum de Allerton, pro Coquina et aliis domibus ibidem reparandis et ædificandis, xl! Item si Deo volente contingat me obire citò post festum vel terminum Pentecostes vel S. Martini in yeme, tunc volo quòd de firmis Tenencium meorum ubique de meâ propriâ hæreditate, qui tenent de me annuatim xx®. et infra, videlicet pro uno tantùm termino ante obitum meum debito, nichil de eis inde levetur vel capiatur; sed omnino est mea voluntas, ut inde singuli perdonentur. Item do et lego Richardo Roos pro maritagio suo x'. Item do et lego cuilibet Armigero meo mecum equitanti

, et continuò in hospicio meo existenti usque ad tempus obitûs mei x marcas ; et cuilibet Valecto xl.: et cuilibet Gromo xx".; et cuilibet Pagetto vjø. viija. Item do et lego cuilibet Mulierum Generosarum cum uxore meâ adtunc existencium, x marcas; et cuilibet mulierum Generosarum alterius statûs, in Nutritorio Infancium meorum adtunc existencium xls. : et Ancillæ vel Mulieri adtunc servienti ibidem, xx. Item do et lego cuilibet Conventui Fratrum infra Episcopatus Ebor. et Dunelmi, xls. in elemosina ; et cuilibet Anachoritæ in dictis Episcopatibus xx*. ; et cuilibet Conventui Monialium in dietis Episcopatibus xx'. ; et cuilibet Clerico Capellæ non promoto adtunc xx'. : et cuilibet querestario vjø. vinja. Item do et lego ad ædificationem et complementum Collegii de Standropp de bonis et Jocalibus meis ad valorem ccc marcarum, si non perficiatur in vitâ meâ. Item do et lego prædicto Collegio de Standropp, omnina vestimenta et Altariola de Capellâ meâ ibidem imperpetuum, ad divina obsequia deservitura. Item do et lego cuilibet Capellano de dicto Collegio adtunc existenti xx.; et cuilibet Generoso sæculari ejusdem Collegii vj". viija. Item do et lego c marcas ad ædificationem Turris de Warcop in Westmorland ; si non ædificetur in vitâ meâ. Item do et lego ad Pontem faciendum apud Wynston,'c marcas; et ad Pontem de Ulshawe juxta Middleham xx'. ; si non perficiatur in vitâ meâ. Item do et lego Johanni Whixley hujus Testamenti scriptori x'. Item do et lego de bonis meis ad valorem ccc marcarum, pro Convivio et Expensis funeralibus; et xl. ulteriùs ad distribuendum pauperibus in elemosinâ per duos dies tantum ; videlicet utroque die distribuendo xx!. Residuum vero omnium bonorum et rerum meorum do et lego Executoribus meis subscriptis, ad faciendum, ordinandum, et disponendum pro salute animæ meæ; sicut voluerint in die Judicii coram summo Judice respondere. Hujus autem Testamenti sive ultimæ Voluntatis meæ ordino, facio, et constituo Executores meos, videlicet Johannam uxorem meam, Richardum de Nevill filium meum, Petrum Tillioll, Robertem de Louther, Milites; Magistrum Johannem Castell Doctorem in Theologia, Dominos Nicholaum Dixson, Willelmum Horne, Clericos ; Johannem Darell de Kent, Thomam Holden, Johannem Morton, et Johannem Quixley. Supervisores vero hujus testamenti constituo Reverendos in Christo Patres Henricum Permissione Divinâ Episcopum Wyntoniensem Fratrem meum carissimum, Thomam Episcopum Dunelmensum, ac Thomam Ducem Excestriæ Fratrem meum carissimum. In cujus rei testimonium, huic præsenti testamento seu ultimæ Voluntati meæ Sigillum meum apposui, Datum in Castro meo de Raby, Dunelmensis Diæcesis, Anno Domini Millesimo cccc xxiiij, et mensis Octobris die xviij ; Anno eciam Regni Regis Henrici Sexti post Conquestum Angliæ tercio, Quæ omnia et singula universitati vestræ prædictæ innotescimus per præsentes, quibus Sigillum officii nostri apposuimus in fidem et testimonium præmissorum. Datum Ebor. quoad Sigillacionem præsencium, quarto die Mensis Maii Auno Domini Millesimo cccc quadragesimo.

i Catherine, the testator's eldest daughter by his second wife, married Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk, and afterwards Sir John Woodville, son of Richard Earl Rivers.

2 Anne, married to Humphrey Stafford, Duke of Buckingham. 3 Eleanor, married to Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland.

4. Cecily, married to Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York, who fell in the battle of Wakefield in 1460, mother of King Edward the Fourth and of Richard the Third, &c.—buried at Fotheringay, where her body was discovered not long ago, in the ruins of the Monastery, with an Indulgence which had been deposited in her coffin.

5 Maud, daughter of the Testator by his first wife-married to Peter Lord Mauley.

6 Alice, wife of Sir Thomas Grey, of Heton, in North Durham, and after. wards of Sir Peter Lancaster.

7 Philippa, wife of Thomas Lord Dacre, of Gillsland.
8 Margaret, wife of Richard Lord Scrope, of Bolton Castle.

1 This intention was not carried into effect. Winston Bridge is not older than the year 1770.

2 Cardinal Henry Beaufort-Lord Chancellor-son of John of Gaunt by Catherine Swinford, and brother of Lady Westmorland.

3 Cardinal Langley, Bishop of Durham.
4 Thomas, Duke of Exeter, another son of John of Gaunt.

LII. TESTAMENTUM ELIZABETH' DOMINÆ FITZHUGH.'

{Reg. LANGLEY, fol. 135.) In ye name of God. Amen. In ye yeere of our Lord J’l’u Christ M.° cccc. xxvij : ye xxiiij day of ye monyth of Septembr'. I Elizabeth lady of Rauenswath, late ye Wyf of ye lord ffitzhugh whose saule god for his mercy assoyl beyng in good hele deuyse and ordeyne my testament in yis wyse and maner as folovves ffirst I beqwethe my saule to god Almyghti and to oure lady saint marye and to saint John ye Euangelyst and to alle ye saintes of heven and my body aftir my dethe in all ye goodely hast yat hit may be caried to Jeruaux and y' to bee biryed afore the hegh Auter beside my lords body And as for myn enterment I will yat y ben at myn exequises & atte messes vpon ye morow xxiiij torches brennyng aboute myn herse and xv tapers ychon of a pond brennyng afore ye hegh aut' in ye same messes tyme And yai yat come thidir yat tyme vnbyden be fewe aftir yat myn executoures thynke honest and resonable, as well ye pouer men as othir And yf myn executoures seme yis noght ynogh I pray thaym fulfille hit more in paying of my dettes & marryng of my childre Also I wil yat in as goodely hast aftir my dethe as hit may be doen yeer bee songen for me x trentallees & with inne iij monythes a m messes Als so I wyl yat my son William? have a Ryng with a dyamond and my son Geffray3 a gretter and my son Rob’tt a sauter couered with rede velwet and my dogħter Mariory a primer cou’ed in Rede and my doghter Darcys a sauter cou’ed in blew

1 Elizabeth, daughter and sole heir of Sir Robert Grey, Knt, who was son of Sir John Grey, of Rotherfield, Knt., and brother and heir of John Grey Lord Marimon, one of the sons of John Lord Grey, of Rotherfield. Her mother was Lora, second daughter and co-heir of Herbert St. Quintin. She was widow of Henry Lord Fitzhugh, of Ravensworth Castle, in Richmondshire, who had been Ambassador to the Court of Denmark_Constable of England at the Coronation of King Henry V.-Lord Chamberlain of the Householdhad travelled to Jerusalem and Grand Cairo-and had died in 1425.

2 Her eldest son-Lord Fitzhugh.
3 Not mentioned by Dugdale or any of our genealogists.

4 Robert Fitzhugh, Archdeacon of Northampton-Chancellor of Cambridge - Bishop of London from 1431 to 1436.

5 Eleanor, married first to Philip Lord D'arcy, and secondly to Thomas Tunstall.

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