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1582 Court Document, Doughtye v. Langcake, Cumberland - Part I

  1. Thys byll of Acquyttanc[e] maide the xijth Day of Apryll
  2. in the xxiiijth ye[a]re of the Reigne of ow[e]r sov[er]gne lady
  3. Elyzabeth by the grayc[e] of god of Inglande fraunc[e] ande
  4. Ireland Que[e]ne Defender of the Fathe &c 1582
  5. Witnesseth that I Will[ia]m Dowghtye of harygg
  6. w[i]thin holme colt[ra]m & w[i]thin the Countie of Cumberland
  7. yeoman have Receyved & had before & at the making
  8. h[e]r[e]of the some & last part of payment of sexe
  9. pound[es] thrittene shilling[es] & fower penc[e] of lawfull
  10. Inglishe mon[a]y in full & holl satisfaction co[m]pensac[i]on
  11. And payment of all debt[es] demand[es] trespasses actions
  12. debat[es] suit[es] & travy[r]ses depending had moved or
  13. styrred betwixt Thom[a]s langcake of newton arlosh
  14. And the said will[ia]m Dowghtye frome the begineng
  15. of the wordle unto the present day of the daite...

-Art Lengkeek



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