Christina atte Cruch' (b1314-a1346)


Birth: Before 1314 Waltham St. Lawrence, Berkshire, UK
Father: Unknown
Mother: Unknown

Marriage: Unknown
Husband: John atte Crouch' (Crouche) b1302-a1349

Death: After 1346


John atte Crouche b1329-a1349
Richard atte Bury b1334-a1349


From SN4086 Peasant Land Market in Southern England, 1260-1350:
1347 Waltham St. Lawrence, Berkshire: John atte Cruche paid 66/8d (it also says 800d which implies this is correct and not 6/8d) for a messuage and virgate of villein land and 1 cottage and curtilage of purpresture in Walth'm previously held by his mother Christina atte Cruch'.

Curtilage - the courtyard attached to a dwelling-house
Messuage - a dwelling house and legal rights such as access to commons etc.
Purpresture - secondary quality land not subject to the obligations placed on bondland, and which therefore could be exchanged more freely.
Virgate - the Farnham Manor virgate was about 32 modern acres

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