Morton Licence from Henry VIII Papers, 1510.
Extract from the LETTERS AND PAPERS,
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC,
OF THE REIGN OF HENRY VIII. Volume 1.
These letters and papers were transcribed and translated from the Latin by three men — John Sherren Brewer, James Gairdner and Robert Henry Brodie and published in 21 volumes between 1862 and 1932. This section of Volume 1 of the papers covers the grant to Thomas Morton of a licence for a chantry in Bosbury in December 1510.
Grants in December 1510
16. Thomas Morton, clk. Licence to found a chantry in the church of Bosbury, Heref.,
with one chaplain; and mortmain licence to alienate lands of the annual value of 10l. [£10] to the said chaplain.
Del. Westm., 12 Dec., 2 Hen. VIII. S.B. Pat 2 Hen. VIII. p.3, m.2.
A ‘Licence to alienate’ was Royal permission to sell or dispose of land given to the landowner by the Crown. It is dated at Westminster on the date given; p. is part and m. is membrane.