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Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 1  1858  page 266
Pedes Finium - Kent Feet of Fines 1196-99 Richard I

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dis redditus, et de ij acris terre extra Cimiterium Sancti LEONARDI, et de servicio feodi dimidii militis, quod WILLELMUS DE ESTON tenuit de predicto JOHANNE.
   Unde placitum fuit inter eos in prefata Curia, scilicet quod predictus JOHANNES recognovit totam predictam terrain, cum pertinentiis, esse jus et hereditatem predicti HUGONIS, tenendam de se et de heredibus suis, sibi et heredibus suis, in perpetuum, per liberum servicium unius libre piperis per annum, pro omni servicio, reddende ad Natale, salvo forinseco servicio.
   Et pro hoc fine et concordia et recognicione, predictus HUGO dedit predicto JOHANNI xl solidos esterlingorum.

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                                           XXXVI (42)
                               [10th November, 1198,10 Ric. I.]
   (In a recognizance of Mortdauncestor, Baldwin Fitz Mathew quitclaims to Richard de Seuelden and Agatha his wife, and their heirs, all claim which he had in thirty-two acres in Dene; for which the said Richard and Agatha give the said Baldwin sixteen acres of Wareland,1 of the same land w hich lies in Dene, and five marks.)
   Hec est finalis concordia facta in Curia domini Regies apud Bermundeseie, die Martis proxima ante festum Sancti Martini, anno regni Regis Ricardi x.
   Coram G. filio Petri, etc. [ut in No. 27.]
   Inter BALDEWINUM filium MATHEI, petentem, et RICARDUM DE SEUELDEN, et AGATHAM uxorem ejus, tenentes.
   De xxxij acris in DEN.2
   Unde recognicio de morte antecessoris summonita fuit inter
(continued from page 265) near Dover was dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul, not to St. Leonard, and the manor of Ewell seems to have been in St. Leonard's Mailing.
   1 "Warect" land is fallow land,inde, warectare, 'to fallow.' The term Wareland, Warland, frequently occurs in early records. It is not easy to determine its precise meaning in all instances. It generally signifies land left fallow for a certain number of years, in order to recover itself; but there are instances in which it might perhaps be inferred that the land had never been taken into cultivation.
   2  i.e. Dene. Which of the manors of Dene (for there were several in the county), it would be difficult to decide.

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