Monday, 1 April 2013

An Act for the sale of several Lands and Estates forfeited to the Commonwealth for Treason 1651

The estates of Sir Thomas Tyldesley 1612-1651 were seized under An Act for the sale of several Lands and Estates forfeited to the Commonwealth for Treason passed on 16 July 1651:
Delinquents names, whose Estates are appointed to be sold by this Act.

Whereas the Estates of sir John Stowel late of Cudderstone in the County of Somerset Knight of the Bath, George Duke of Buckingham, John Earl of Bristol, George Lord Digby, William Earl of Newcastle, sir William Widdrington late of Widdrington Castle in the County of Northumberland Knight, sir Philip Musgrave of Cadwel in the County of Cumberland Baronet, sir Marmaduke Langdale late of North Dalton in the County of York Knight, sir Richard Greenvile late of Stowe in the County of Cornwal Knight, sir Francis Doddington late of Barrow in the County of Somerset Knight, sir John Culpepper late of Hollingborn in the County of Kent Knight, sir John Byron late of Newsted-Abby in the County of Notingham Knight, Edward Earl of Worcester, sir John Winter late of Lidney in the County of Gloucester Knight, Matthew Boynton late of Scarborough in the County of York Esq; sir Lewis Dives late of Bromham in the County of Bedford Knight, Thomas Levison late of Wolverhampton in the County of Stafford Esq; James Earl of Derby, John Marquess of Winchester, sir Ralph Hopton late of Wittham in the County of Somerset Knight of the Bath, sir George Ratcliff late of Colton in the County of the City of York Knight, Francis Lord Cottington, sir Edward Harbert late of Parsons-Green in the Parish of Fulham in the County of Middlesex Knight, Edward Hide late of Purton in the County of Wilts Esq, otherwise called sir Edward Hide, Richard Lane late of Kingsthorp in the County of Northampton Esq, deceased, otherwise called sir Richard Lane, Robert Long late of the City of Westminster Esq; Thomas Tilsley late of Myerscow in the County of Lancaster Esq; James Earl of Castlehaven, Philip Cartaret Esq; Son and Heir of sir Philip Cartaret Knight deceased, John Bodvile late of in the County of Esq; Peter Pudsey of St. Huton in the County of York Gent. James Bunch late Alderman of the City of London, sir Edward Nicholas late of the City of Westminster Knight, Marmaduke Roydon, late of the City of London Merchant deceased, sometimes called sir Marmaduke Roydon, John Stowel and Edward Stowel, Esqs, sons of the said sir John Stowel, Marmaduke Langdale Esq; son of the said sir Marmaduke Langdale, Thomas Earl of Cleveland, Thomas Lord Wentworth eldest son of the said Earl of Cleveland, Charles Townley late of Nockton in the County of Lincoln Esq; sir Piercy Harbert son of the Lord Powys, George Benion late of Mussel-Hill in the County of Middlesex Esq; otherwise called sir George Benion, sir Henry Slingsby of Redhouse in the County of York Baronet, William Kains of Roddipole in the County of Dorset Esq; sir Francis Howard late of Naward in the County of Cumberland Knight, Thomas Haggerston late of Haggerston in the County of Northumberland Esq; otherwise called sir Tho. Haggerston, Andrew Coggan late of Greenwich in the County of Kent Merchant, commonly called sir Andrew Coggan, John Robinson late of Gwersey in the County of Denbigh Gent. sir Richard Tempest late of Stella in the County of Durham Baronet, sir Thomas Riddle late of Newcastle upon Tyne Knight, sir John Marlow of Newcastle upon Tyne Knight, Edward Grey late of Chillingham in the County of Northumberland Esq; David Jenkin senior of Cowbridge in the County of Glamorgan Esq; Henry Lord Wilmot, Philip Earl of Chesterfield, John Denham late of Egham in the County of Surrey Esq; son and Heir of sir John Denham Knight deceased, late one of the Barons of the Court of Exchequer, sir Robert Hatton late of Bennyfield-Lawn in the County of Northampton Knight, sir Thomas Riddle the yonger, late of the Town and County of Newcastle upon Tyne Knight, sir John Somerset late of Ragland in the County of Monmouth Knight, Roger Bodenham of Rotheras in the County of Hereford Esq; sir Henry Beddinfield of in the county of Norfolk Knight, Thomas Beckwith of Beverley in the county of York Gent. Henry Percy Esq; Christopher Lewkenor late of the Middle Temple Esq; Rowland Ayre of Hassop in the county of Derby Esq; John Gifford of Wolverhampton in the county of Stafford Esq; James late Earl of Cambridge, commonly called Duke Hamilton, William Hamilton brother of James late Earl of Cambridge, John Earl of Lodderdale in Scotland, sir Arthur Aston late of the city of Oxford in the county of Oxford Knight, and Cutbert Morley late of Seymour in the county of York Esq; have been and are hereby declared and adjudged to be justly forfeited by them, for their several Treasons against the Parliament and people of England.
The Manors Lands, &c. of the said Delinquents vested in Trustees.; Trustee's names.; Tenure.; The Trust.; Saving.; All Estates before 20 May 1642.; The names of the Committee for removing Obstructions.; Their power.; Till 1 December 1651
Be it therefore Enacted, and it is Enacted by this present Parliament, and the authority thereof, That all the Manors, Lands, Tenements and Hereditaments, with their and every of their Appur tenances whatsoever, which they the said sir John Stowel, George Duke of Buckingham, John Earl of Bristol, George Lord Digby, William Earl of Newcastle, sir William Widdrington, sir Philip Musgrave, sir Marmaduke Langdale, sir Richard Greenvile, sir Francis Doddington, sir John Culpepper, sir John Byron, Edward Earl of Worcester, sir John Winter, Matthew Boynton, sir Lewis Dives, Thomas Levison, James Earl of Derby, John Marquess of Winchester, sir Ralph Hopton, sir George Ratcliff, Francis Lord Cottington, sir Edward Harbert, sir Edward Hide, Richard Lane, Robert Long, Thomas Tilsley, James Earl of Castlehaven, Philip Cartaret, John Bodvile, Peter Pudsey, James Bunch, sir Edward Nicholas and Marmaduke Roydon sometimes called sir Marmaduke Roydon, John Stowel, Edward Stowel, Marmaduke Langdale, Thomas Earl of Cleveland, Thomas Lord Wentworth, Charls Townley, sir Percy Harbert, sir George Benion, sir Henry Slingsby, sir Francis Howard, William Kains, sir Thomas Haggerston, Andrew Coggan, commonly called sir Andrew Coggan, John Robinson, sir Richard Tempest, sir Thomas Riddle, sir John Marlow, Edward Grey, David Jenkin, Henry Lord Wilmot, Philip Earl of Chesterfield, John Denham, sir Robert Hatton, sir Thomas Riddle the yonger, sir John Somerset, Roger Bodenham, sir Henry Beddingfield, Thomas Beckwith, Henry Percy, Christopher, Lewkenor, Rowland Aire, John Gifford, James late Earl of Cambridge, commonly called Duke Hamilton, William Hamilton, John Earl of Lodderdale, sir Arthur Aston and Cutbert Morley, or any of them, or any for their use, or in trust for any of them, were seised or possessed of, in Possession, Reversion or Remainder, on the Twentieth day of May, One thousand six hundred forty two, or at any time since, and all Rights of Entry in or to the said Manors, Lands, Tenements or Hereditaments, which they or any of them had the said Twentieth day of May, One thousand six hundred forty and two, or at any time since, be and are hereby vested, setled, adjudged and deemed to be, and are hereby in the real and actual possession and seisin of William Skinner, William Robinson, Sampson Sheffield, Samuel Gooking, Henry Sealy, William Lisle and Arthur Samuel, Esquires, and the Survivors and Survivor of them and their Heirs and Assigns, and that they and the Survivors and Survivor of them and their Heirs, shall and may have the benefit and advantage of the said Rights of Entry unto the said Manors, Lands, Tenements and Hereditaments, and every of them, and that they, their Heirs and Assigns, shall hold all and every part and parcel of the said premises of the Manor of East Greenwich in free and common Soccage by Fealty onely, and by no other tenure or service whatsoever: Nevertheless upon trust and confidence that the said William Skinner, and other the persons aforenamed, or any five or more of them, shall have, hold and enjoy, all and singular the premises and every of them, subject to such trust and uses, as by this Act, or in and by authority of Parliament shall be hereafter further directed and appointed, and shall dispose of the same accordingly; Saving to all and every person and persons, Bodies Politique and Corporate, their Heirs, Successors, Executors, Administrators and Assigns, and every of them (other then the said sir John Stowel, George Duke of Buckingham, John Earl of Bristol, George Lord Digby, William Earl of Newcastle, sir William Widdrington, sir Philip Musgrave, sir Marmaduke Langdale, sir Richard Greenvile, sir Francis Doddington, sir John Culpepper, sir John Byron, Edward Earl of Worcester, sir John Winter, Matthew Boynton, sir Lewis Dives, Thomas Levison, James Earl of Derby, John Marquess of Winchester, sir Ralph Hopton, sir George Ratcliff, Francis Lord Cottington, sir Edward Harbert, sir Edward Hide, Richard Lane, Robert Long, Thomas Tilsley, James Earl of Castlehaven, Philip Cartaret son and heir of the said sir Philip Cartaret Knight deceased, John Bodvile, Peter Pudsey of St. Huton aforesaid, James Bunch, sir Edward Nicholas, Marmaduke Roydon deceased, sometimes called sir Marmaduke Roydon, John Stowel, Edward Stowel, Marmaduke Langdale, Thomas Earl of Cleveland, Thomas Lord Wentworth, Charls Townley, sir Percy Harbert, son of the Lord Powys, sir George Benion, sir Henry Slingsby, William Kains, sir Francis Howard, sir Thomas Haggerston, Andrew Coggan, John Robinson, sir Richard Tempest, sir Thomas Riddle, sir John Marlow, Edward Grey, David Jenkin, Henry Lord Wilmot, Philip Earl of Chesterfield, John Denham, sir Robert Hatton, sir Thomas Riddle the yonger, sir John Somerset, Roger Bodenham, sir Henry Beddingfield, Thomas Beckwith, Henry Percy, Christopher Lewkenor, Rowland Aire, John Gifford, James late Earl of Cambridge, commonly called Duke Hamilton, William Hamilton, John Earl of Lodderdale, sir Arthur Aston and Cutbert Morley, or any of them, and all others claiming, or to claim by, from or under them or any of them, or to the use of, or in trust for them or any of them, since the Twentieth day of May, One thousand six hundred forty two; and other then the Rights and Title of Dower of the respective Wife and Wives of them, or any of them) All such Estates, Interests, Rents, Incumbrances, Charges, Rights in Law or Equity, which they or any of them had, or ought to have had in or to the said Manors, Lands, Tenements or Hereditaments, or any of them, before the said Twentieth day of May, One thousand six hundred forty two; as also all and every the Estates and Interests, given, granted, demised, allowed of or confirmed by any Act, Order or Ordinance of Parliament, or lawful authority derived from them unto any person or persons, Body Politique or Corporate, who have constantly adhered, and been faithful unto this Parliament, and whose Estates have not otherwise been revoked or altered by this Parliament: If such person or persons, Bodies Politique or Corporate, their Heirs, Successors, Executors, Administrators or Assigns, do make his or their Right, Title, Interest, Claim, Demand, Charge, Incumbrance or Estate in Law or Equity appear, and shall obtain an allowance thereof before Lislebone Long, Richard Edwards, Richard Saloway, Thomas Lister, John Dormen, Humphrey Edwards, Thomas Challenor, Henry Smith, John Corbet, William Leman, Humphrey Salwey, John Carew, Henry Martin, Esqs; sir John Bourchier Knight, Luke Robinson, Daniel Blagrave, Francis Allein Alderman of London, William Sey, Edward Ash, Henry Nevil, Esquires; sir Henry Mildmay Knight, John Brown Esquire, sir William Constable Baronet, John Downs, Thomas Pury, William Ellis, Esquires, sir Thomas Widdrington Knight, Sergeant at Law, Nicholas Lechmere, John Trenchard, Cornelius Holland, Esquires, sir William Brereton Baronet, Edward Nevil Esquire, Edmond Prideaux Attorney General, Robert Reynolds Solicitor General, John Gurdon, Carew Raleigh, Luke Hodges, Denis Bond, John Moyle, Gregory Clement, Robert Goodwin, Esquires; Philip Lord Lisle, George Thompson Esquire, sir William Masham Baronet, Edmund Harvey, James Challenor, James Nut, Augustine Garland, Esquires, and sir William Allanson Knight, or any five or more of them, who are hereby constituted a Committee for removing Obstructions in the sale of the said Lands, and may execute all and every the Powers and Authorities formerly granted by any Act or Ordinance of this present Parliament, to any Committee for removing Obstructions in the sale of any Lands appointed by Parliament to be sold; and they, or any five or more of them, are hereby constituted and appointed a Committee to receive such Claim in Writing and to examine, allow, adjudge and determine the same, by such proof upon Oath, which the said Committee or any five or more of them are hereby impowered to administer, or by such other ways or means as shall be required and approved of by them or any five or more of them, at or before the First day of December, Anno Dom. One thousand six hundred fifty one, whose Judgement and Determination shall by authority of this present Parliament, stand confirmed and good, according to the tenor and purport thereof; which said Judgement or Determination shall be, and may be transmitted by them or any five or more of them, to the Trustees in this Act named, by them to be entred and observed accordingly; And the Trustees, Treasurers, Register-Accomptant and SurveyorGeneral named in this Act, and other persons imployed in or about the said Service, are required to observe such Orders and Directions as from time to time they shall receive from the said Committee: And the said Committee shall and may allow all incident Charges for the necessary carrying on of the said Service...

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