RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 2/49
TitleRecognisance of Statute Merchant (11 & 13 Ed.1)
Date27 Jun 1586
DescriptionApud civitatem Coventr'.

Parties: 1. Roger Downes of Shriglege [Pott Shrigley], Esq., 2. Geoffrey Shackerleye of Shackerleye, Lancs., Esq., Ranulph Davenport of Henburye [Henbury], Esq., Henry Manwaringe of Carringham, Esq., Geoffrey Mottershead of Mottram, Gent.

Signed: Roger Downes.

Witnesses: Thomas Hille, maior (of Coventry), John Beale clerke of the Statute there.

Bond in £2,000 repayable at Michaelmas next ensueing under penalty of distress on Downes's lands and tenements, according to provisions of Statutes 11 & 13 Edw. I.

Mark: Q:y:m:60 28 Elizabeth The Statute Merchante knowleged at Coventry by R.Downes to Geffray Shokerley and others.

NOTE: counterpart 2/3., 20 September 1586.
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 11" wide by 5", with double seal tongue out along bottom edge, joined at left side. Seal missing; originally two, presumably of Downes and " huiusmodi casu inde soriptis obligator. Recogn.debit."
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