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1266: Grant by way of humanity and grace to Ada late the wife of William de Furnivall, the king's' enemy, that of the lands of the said William in Gringeley, Wiston, Clawrth, Mistreton, Walcringham, and Tochethe (sic), which the king lately gave to his nephew Henry de Alemannia, and which have been extended at 65Z. 2s. a year ; and of the lands late of the said William in Wirkesop, Whitstay and Gresthorp, which the king lately gave to Thomas de Furnivall and which have been extended at Wll. Is. 0-|d., she shall have in the said town of Gringeley, a fourth part of the meadow, a fourth part of the villeinages with the villeins holding the said villeinages, and all their issues (sequela), a moiety of the lesser park and the lands and tenements in the said towns of Whiston, Clawrth, Misterton, Walcringham and Stokhethe, all which have been extended at 201. 5s. lOd. a year. She shall also have the said town of Grestthorp, which has been extended at 3U. 4s. 6id. for the maintenance of herself and her children during her life by the title of a free tenement.
1316 at York: Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Donecastre, John de Eure, and Roger de Clotheruin, on complaint by John de Moubray that Walter abbot of Fountains, John de Askewyt, Robert de Leghton, Robert de Askewyt and others entered his free chase at NidderdaJe, co. York, hunted therein and carried away deer. Sept. 4. The like to John de Donecastre, William Clarel, and Thomas de Sandale, on complaint by Thomas de Furnivall the elder that John de Gotham, Robert de Catteclif, John del Haghe, Thomas de Morton, and Simon de Revesby with others broke his parks at Sheffeld and Whitstan, co. York, hunted therein and carried away deer. The Chancellor ordered it to be made. By K.
1324 March 30 at Westminster: Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Donecastre, Hugh de Prestwold and Robert Russel, on complaint by Thomas de Furnivall, the elder, that Roger de Novo Mercato, Thomas de Beltoft, John de Shepleye, William le Moigne, parson of the church of Feriby, John de Annesle and others entered his manor at Wirkesop, co. Nottingham, and broke his park there, hunted therein and carried away cattle and deer. By K. The like to the same, on like complaint by the said Thomas touching his manor of Whistan.
1343 Nov 26 at Westminster: Licence, after inquisition ad quod damnnm taken by Thomas de Rokeby, escheator in the county of York, for Thomas Furnyval to enfeoff William de Slotheby, parson of the church of Wylughby, and John de Neuton, chaplain, of the castle and manor of Shefeld with the appurtenances, 26s. of rent in Whistan and the advowson of the church of Handisworth, held in chief, and for them to re-grant the same to him and Margaret his wife in tail, with remainder to his right heirs. It is found by the inquisition that this will not prejudice the king except in this that he will lose the custody of the castle, manor and rent and other escheats, should these fall in in the lifetime of Margaret, and the presentation to the church if this fall void in her lifetime, and that the castle and manor are of the value of 260 marks yearly beyond the rent resolute. By fine of 100 marks and the fine is sent to the exchequer. York