Letter of attorney from Agnes, widow of Sir Gervase Clifton, relating to the manor of Hodsock, Nottinghamshire, 1491

Scope and Content

First Party: Agneta [Agnes], relict of the late Sir Gervase Clifton.

Second Party: Thomas Moor and Walter Sele.

Appointment by (1) of (2) to receive seisin of lands in Wodhouse [Woodhouse], Oulecotes [Oldcoates], Holme, Kyltsalt, Flixthorp and Harmeston in the manor of Hoddesoke [Hodsock] from William Rowkshawe, clerk, Thomas Orston and Robert Yole, clerk or their attorneys, according to the terms of an indenture made on 7 August 6 Hen VII [1491].

Date: 16 September 7 Hen VII [1491].

Sealed with red seal on parchment tag.

Administrative / Biographical History

Agnes, daughter of Sir Robert Constable of Flamborough, Yorkshire, was the wife of Sir Walter Griffith. After his death she married, as his second wife, Sir Gervase Clifton (d 1491), of Clifton and Hodsock in Nottinghamshire.


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Custodial History

The document was acquired by Manuscripts and Special Collections, The University of Nottingham, from the British Records Association in November 2006.

Related Material

Family and Estate Papers of the Clifton Family of Clifton, Nottinghamshire (Reference: Cl)