|former marriage, or by what other means, does not appear) on the
sister Constance's share, which it was necessary to settle by
"FINAL CONCORD," and that Robert de Vere had eventually
become heir to the entirety. The ten marks paid by Ruellinus were
probably merely for "equality of exchange."
We have felt bound, as honest commentators, to give
all the facts as we find them, and to offer the suggestions which
occur to us, but in no wise do we presume to dictate categorically
to others. We offer merely our own passing conjectures, courting
at the same time the information of those who may be able to
No. XXXV.—To " Malete," in the note,
should have been added: "the final e of this word in
the original, is in the form of a contraction for erre."
Note to p. 277.—Among the public Records, there
is a book of Knights'-fees in Kent, transcribed anno 35 Hen.
VIII., from one prepared anno 20 Edw. III. for raising an Aid to
make the Black Prince a knight. In this book there are the
following entries :—
IN THE HUNDRED OF SHAMEL
Manerium de GODYNGTON in STRODE
De Simone Godyenton pro dimidio feodo quod Alanus de
Godyenton tenuit in Strode de predicto Galfrido ["Stodeland,"
the transcriber's error for "Scolland," the "Escollant"
of our Fine] et ipse de dicto Comite [Leicestre].
De eodem Simone pro dimidio feodo quod Alanus de
Godyenton tenet in Strode de prefato Galfrido, et ipse de Comite
IN THE HUNDRED OF RUXLEY
Manerium. de CHELLESFELD
De Ottone de Grandisono pro uno feodo et sexta parte
unius feodi quo idem Otto tenuit in Chellesfeld et CALDECOTE, de
Simone de Monte Forti et ipse de honore de Newbery.
Manerium de GODYNGTON
De Willelmo de Godyenton, pro uno feodo quod Simon de
Godyenton tenuit in CHELLESFELD de Henrico Stodeland [Scolland] et
ipse de Simone de Monte Forti.
Manerium de FARNBOROUGH
De Heredibus Johannis Flemyng, pro uno feodo quod
predicti heredes tenent [? tenuerunt] in FERNEBERGH et CHELLESFELD
de Simone de Chellesfeld; et ipse de Simone de Monte Forti.
No. XLII —Add, to the note: "or Street
(in Domesday 'Estraites'), a manor in Limne, afterwards called
Court at Street and Courtup Street, the chapel of which was
celebrated for being the scene of the impostures of the 'Holy Maid
of Kent.' "