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Settlement



Reference Name RA/1/REVESBY/3/73

To all the faithful of Christ to whom this present writing shall come. William of Rufford and Richard of Welbeck, Abbots, and Henry, Prior of Worksop, send eternal greeting in the Lord. Be it known to all the universe that the cause which was in dispute between the Abbot and Convent of Revesby and H. Smerehorn of Kirkby concerning the settlement of a certain mill which used of old to be called Ailsimilne in Stickford, and concerning a certain duct of water coming from Bolingbroke, a commission from the lord Pope Innocent III. is now in our hands and has settled the matter in such form as follows, that is to say: That the aforesaid H. Smerehorn admits the peaceable settlement of the aforesaid mill, and gives up all claim in the duct of the aforesaid water to the Abbot and Convent of Revesby, for himself and his heirs for ever. Further, the aforesaid H. Smerehorn has sworn before us on the holy Gospels that he will never move further dispute or bring annoyance upon the aforesaid Abbey and Convent, either by himself or by any one else, concerning the aforesaid mill and duct. And in order that this arrangement made before us may never hereafter become matter of dispute, we think it well to confirm the same, by the authority of the lord Pope which we have discharged in this cause, by the affixing of our seals.
Witnesses: Thomas, Parson of Kirkby. Alan of Stickney, John. Parson of Enderby. Hugo of Warwick, Stephen, Parson of Willingham. Alan of Kirkby, Alan, Parson of Keal. Philip, son of John of Kirkby, Adam, Master of Retford. Alan of Lindesey, William Malebisse.
(The seals are two. The first bears on the obverse side a figure of St. James with the words: S&supu;&sups; Jacobus, and Sigillum Ricar: Abbatis et coventus de Welbek. On the other or reverse side an eagle rising, with the motto-Lege Tecta Lege-Eget Atcel Eget [or TEGE LECTA TEGE written from right to left.] The second seal bears a figure of St. Cuthbert, with the imperfect words . . . . [Gra]cia dei, and the motto-Sig. Henrici Prioris de Wirksop.)
Quietaclamacio H. Smerehorn de sede molendin. 7ductu aque.

Date: 1198-1216

Repository: Lincolnshire Archives [057]

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