William Farndale, Vicar of Doncaster

1342 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 (Sir) William Farndale, was Vicar of Doncaster between about 1360 and 1420. See Deeds below; [Note ‘Sir’ was used when referring to a vicar].

(Patent Rolls)

Transfer of land; ‘Know men present and to come that I Robert Ripers of Loversall have given, granted, and by this my present charter confirmed to Sir William Farndale, chaplain, 5 acres of land with appurtenances lying in the fields of Loversall, extending from the meadows of the Wyke to the Kardyke, of which 1 acre 1 rood lie in Wykefield between the land of Robert son of John son of William, son of Robert on both sides. And 2 1/2 acres lying in the Midelfild between my own land on the west and the land of Richard son of Robert on the east. And 1 rood lying in Wodfild between my own land on the west and the land of John of Wakefield on the east. To have and to hold the said 5 acres of land with appurtenances to the said William and his heirs and assigns, freely, quietly, well and in peace, from the chief lords of the free by the services then owed and customary by right. And I, said Robert, and my heirs, will warrant the said 5 acres with appurtenances to the said Sir William, his heirs and assigns against all men for ever. In witness whereof I have affixed my seal to this present charter. These being in witness; Sir John of Loversall, Chaplain; William Vely, Robert Clerk, Richard Rilis, John son of William son of Roger and others. Given at Loversall on Thursday after the Feast of St Nicholas, 42 Edward III. (7 Dec 1368).’

(Patent Rolls)

Transfer of Land; ‘Know men present and to come that I, William Farndalle, Vicar of the Church of Doncastre, have given, granted and by this present charter confirmed to John Burton of Waddeworth, his heirs and assigns 5 acres of land with appurtenances lying in the fields of Loversall. Viz, those 5 acres of land which I had as gift and feoffment of Robert Ryppes of Loversalle and which extend from the meadows of the Wyke to the Kardyke as the charter drawn up for me by Robert Ryppes more fully sets out. To have and to hold the said 5 acres of land with appurtenances to the said John Burton, his heirs and assigns from the chief of the lords of the fee by the services thence owed and customary by right. And I William Farndalle and my heirs will warrant the said 5 acres of land with appurtenances to the said John Burton, his heirs and assigns against all men for ever. In witness whereof I have affixed my seal to this present charter. These being witnesses; John Yorke of Loversalle, Robert Oxenford of Loversalle, William Ryppes of the same, John Millotte of the same, William Clerk of the same and many others. Given at Loversalle 6 April 3 Henry IV. (6 April 1402).

(Fasti Parochcales Vol 1)

[Note1: If William de Farndale, Chaplain of Loversalle, was 60 when the second transfer was made, then he was born about 1342 and would have been about 26 when the first transfer was made.

Note 2: Loversall is a parish 3.5 miles SW of Doncaster WR of Yorks. It has 2,174 acres and a population of 189. Contains L Hall. Seat].

On 8 Jan 1396/7 William Farndale, priest presented by the same on the death of Alan Rasyn.

[Note; Not certain to be this William but at the age of about 54 he fits].