Attornment by Sarah [Sare], widow of Jankyn Elys, at the request of Anneys, his younger daughter, to John Horder and Henry Stanleigh, on payment of 1d., of all lands and tenements which she held in inheritance for life as in dower. In the presence of Robert Sampson. Richard Harryes, John Guderych, James Smyth, Robert Whithorn, Richard Elyot, John Geffray, Robert Maisteres, John Cokerel and others. Dated at Babeton 'Thursday after Martinmas, 12 Richard II', or 12 November 1388.
Attornment by Sarah Elys
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 444
- Dates of Creation1388
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- Language of MaterialFrench
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Administrative / Biographical History
Attornment was the legal process of transferring service or homage of tenants from one landlord to another.
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4" x 11". Seal wanting.
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