About Richard Brenchesle
- CP 25/1/290/59, number 18.
- Link: Image of document at AALT
- County: Sussex. Kent.
- Place: Westminster.
- Date: Two weeks from St Michael, 2 Henry [IV] [13 October 1400].
- Parties: William Marchaunt' and Richard Huntyngdon', querents, and William Brenchesle, knight, and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
- Property: The manors of Codyngge and Southeye and 30 acres of land and 5 acres of wood in Bryghtlynge in the county of Sussex and 3 messuages, 1 mill, 390 acres of land, 78 acres of meadow, 132 acres of pasture, 130 acres of wood and 41 shillings and 4 pence of rent in Hadelo, Capele, *Tudele, Pepyngbury, Lamberherst, Brenchesle and Goutherst in the county of Kent.
- Action: Plea of covenant.
- Agreement: William Brenchesle and Joan have acknowledged the manors and tenements to be the right of William Marchaunt, as those which the same William and Richard have of their gift. For this: William Marchaunt and Richard have granted to William Brenchesle and Joan the manors and tenements and have rendered them to them in the same court, to hold to William Brenchesle and Joan, of the chief lords for the lives of William and Joan. And after the decease of William Brenchesle and Joan the manors and tenements shall remain to Richard Brenchesle and Anne, his wife, to hold of the chief lords for the lives of Richard and Anne. And after the decease of Richard Brenchesle and Anne the manors and tenements shall remain to Thomas Chitthe [sic], Thomas Wallere, John Brook', John Maycote and Thomas Brooke, draper, and the heirs of Thomas Wallere, to hold of the chief lords for ever.