RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 2/25
TitleCopy of Court Roll; Halmot of Forest of Macclesfeld
Date13 Oct 1567
DescriptionApud Macclesfeld die lune prox. ante fest. Sci. Laurent. Martiris.

Suitor: 1. Roger Downes Esq son and heir of Lawrence Downes late of Wurthe [Worth] Esq.

Jurors: Peter Legh Kt deputy for Edward earl of Derby, steward; Thomas Shrygley of Berystall [Beristall] Gent, pledge for fine; Ralph Gardyner; Edmund Orme; James Hey clerk of court.

Relief (Fine £6. 13. 7.) and Admittance, with reservation of dower; into all the estates of the late Lawrence Downes in Potshrygley [Pott Shrigley], Bollyngton [Bollington], Raynoll [Rainow], Hurdesfeld [Hurdsfield], Sutton cum Wyncle [Wincle], Ketulsholme [Kettleshulme], within the forest or elsewhere, value £6. 13. 7.; except two messuages now occupied by Lawrence Clarke and John Pownall which are held by Elizabeth Downes mother of Roger for term of her life as dower, remainder Roger Downes.

Franked: Hey.

Mark: Q. z. r. 42. 9 Elizabeth the coppye that roger/ downes had after the deathe/of his father lorance./
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 11½" wide by 8". Seal: Pendant on label, red, round (broken, c.30mm diam), legend illegible. Device: Three legs flexed and cojoined at thigh (?).
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