Reference number588/M/8
TitleManor of Exning (alias Exning Hall): Court Baron
DescriptionLord of the Manor: John Cotton, knight, 1559-1585; John Cotton, Esquire, son and heir of same 1595; John Cotton, knight 1597-1618. Mainly concerned with reliefs, surrenders, admissions, distraints. Frequent orders for regulation of agriculture including: after N7, two paper sheets of orders in English, 1581, later confirmed at Court of Manor of Coggishall; extensive orders for drainage etc, 1595 (588/M11), about stinting of sheep, 1597 (588/M12D), about pasture, 1616 (588/M16D, much rubbed). sewn in 588/M4D is a writ capias against Isabella Adam, widow, recently of Cambridge, for trespass at Landwade against Robert Cotton knight (6 February 20 Henry VII, 1504/1505) and paper copy of quit claim of latter, Lord of the Manor to Isabella (23 July 1505). (17 membranes and 2 paper sheets)
Date23 October 1559-15 October 1618
CreatorNameCotton family of Madingley and Landwade
RepositoryCambridgeshire Archives

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