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Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 1  1858  page 253
Pedes Finium - Kent Feet of Fines 1196-99 Richard I

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                                                XXI — (17)
                                [18 November, 1197, 9 Ric. I.]
   (Amisius do Bidinden quitclaims to William the Capellan and his heirs, one and a half yoke of land in the tenure of Aldington, in Romney Marsh; the said William and his heirs to pay one shilling per annum to said Amisius for all service due to the Archbishop of Canterbury. For this quitclaim the said William gives the said Amisius forty-six marks.)
   Hec est finalis concordia facta in Curia domini Regis apud Westmonasterium, in octabis Sancti Martini, anno regni Regis Ricardi ix°.
   Coram domino H. Cantuariensi Archiepiscopo, Radulpho Herefordensi, Ricardo Eliensi, Archidiaconis, magistro Thoma de Husseburne, Willelmo de Warenne, Ricardo de Herierde, Osberto, filio Heruei, Justiciariis, et aliis Baronibus et fidelibus domini Regis tune ibi presentibus.
   Inter WILLELMUM Capellanum, petentem, et AMISIUM de BIDINDEN, tenentem.
   De uno jugo terre et dimidio, cum pertinentiis, in tenemento de ALDINTON, in marisco de ROMENELL.
   Unde placitum fuit inter eos in eadem Curia, scilicet quod predictus AMISIUS quietam clamavit, predicto WILLELMO et heredibus suis, totam predictam terrain, de se et heredibus suis, in perpetuum.
   Et idem WILLELMUS et heredes sui, reddent eidem AMISIO et heredibus suis, xij denarios annuatim, pro omni servicio salvo servicio domini Cantuariensis Archiepiscopi, medietatem, scilicet, ad mediam Quadragesimam, et medietateno, ad festum Sancti Michaelis, super idem tenementum.
   Et pro hoc fine et concordia et quieto clamio, idem WILLELMUS
dedit predicto AMISIO quadraginta sex marcas argenti. Et
idem AMISIUS et neredes sui, warantizabunt predictam terram,
predicto WILLELMO et heredibus suis, contra omnes homines.

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  (continued from, page 252) he denominations of many of the different measures of land were taken from the extent of work which could be done in a given period, varying necessarily with the nature of the soil, it is impossible to assign the measurement in any given case with exactness.

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