RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 2/42
TitlePart of a Court Roll; Hallemot of Forest of Macclesfeld
Date27 Jan 1483
DescriptionApud Macclesfeld die lune prox post fest Sci.Pauli.

Suitors: 1. William Dounes son of Hugh Dovnes, 2. Robert Dovnes junior.

Jurors: John Savage Kt., deputy for Thomas Stanley Kt., lord Stanley, steward; Roger Legh; Thomas Lyversege; John (Potte); (William) Cressewall.

Pledge for Fine: John Potte.

Surrender and Admittance (Fine 12s.7d.) into all the lands of William Dounes in Potshrigleye [Pott Shrigley] within the forest of Macclesfeld [Macclesfield].

Mark: Y. j. 9. 22.E.4.
N.B. This document is not a "Copy of Court Roll" - it has not the formal superscription, sealing or frank of that kind of Evidence. At the top and bottom edges the descenders and ascenders of a line of writing can be seen, suggesting that this entry has been cut out of a membrane containing others. Also, in another document of equal date respecting the same conveyance, the Jurors list ends "...& aliis domini Regis fidelibus", whereas in this doct. the list ends "...& aliis domini principis fidelibus"
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 11¼" wide by 3½" (v. Notes infra). Seal: None.
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