Gift: Roger de Somervill, lord of Burton Annays to Sir Roger of Burton Annays, chaplain, for life

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Hospital of Brayceforth (Bracey Bridge par. Harpham) with 10 tofts and 4 bovates in Harpam and pasture for 4 beasts in le Quayes of Burton Annays: Sir R. to celebrate daily for the souls of R. de S., his wife and ancestors, or to provide a substitute to do so if he should be prevented by illness or other causes; to maintain 2 paupers at the hospital; and to keep the hospital and chapel in good repair. Witn. Sir William de Sancto Quintino, Master John de Somervill, rector of Benton (Long Benton, co. Northumberland) John Hi[ ] of Thirnom, Alexander de Burton, John Whitheved. Given at Burton Annays Monday after St. Edmund bishop 133-. Attached is a schedule of the state of the hospital, its chapel (with furniture) and buildings; which also gives details of the provision for the 2 paupers there, (no date)

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