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[001] parson to the same church on their presentation. But if the same A. is unwilling to
[002] consent to such a parson, as he agreed, then notwithstanding the claim of the same A.
[003] admit to the church on the presentation of B. and C. the suitable parson they have
[004] chosen. Witness, etc.’ Let the same be done with respect to several parceners if they
[005] agree to present in turn successively, and let the entire form of concord be inserted
[006] in the writ. If four sisters, parceners, two of whom are married and two not, claim
[007] (with their husbands) seisin of a presentation against others and recover by the
[008] assise, let the writ to the bishop be in this form.

A writ concerning four sisters, two of whom have husbands and two not.

[010] ‘The king to such a bishop, greeting. Know that A. and B. his wife, C. and D. his
[011] wife, and E. and F. the sisters of the same B. and D. have recovered in our court etc.
[012] seisin of their presentation against G. by an assise of darrein presentment there taken
[013] between them, H. and I., being present with the aforesaid G. [and] opposing that
[014] assise, granting to the same A. and B., C. and D., E. and F. their presentation to the
[015] same church. Therefore we order you, on the presentation of the aforesaid A. and C.
[016] presenting by reason of the aforesaid B. and D. their wives, and on the presentation
[017] of the aforesaid E. and F., to admit a suitable parson to the same church.’ If after the
[018] assise has been taken it is agreed among the parties by a concord that the pension be
[019] augmented1 by the grace and direction of the bishop, let a writ be drawn in this
[020] form.


[022] ‘The king to such a bishop (or his official), greeting. Know that after an assise of
[023] darrein presentment between A. the plaintiff and B. the impediant, concerning such
[024] a church taken by our justices assigned ad hoc by our order, an agreement was reached
[025] as to that same church by the same A. and B. in our court before us by which the
[026] aforesaid B. acknowledged the advowson of that church to be the right of the same
[027] A., saving however to the same B. the abbot (or ‘prior’) and his successors a certain
[028] annual payment of six marks, which the same B. and his predecessors were accustomed
[029] to take from it, and which the aforesaid A. acknowledged to the same B.,
[030] as B. says, and which the same A. wishes to be raised to one hundred shillings, if
[031] without violating decency [and]


1. ‘augenda,’ all MSS

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