The Bednall Archive
Staffordshire Robert De
Staffordshire Assize Roll, Plea Rolls, 12 Henry III,. Collections For A History Of Staffordshire, Vol. IV, Page 53. William Salt Archaeological Society
Robert Be Badenhale
Twenty four knights were summoned to swear on oath as to the King’s rights and dues in the county of Stafford
The Plea Rolls Of The Reign Of Henry III, Roll No.27. Collections For A History Of Staffordshire, William Salt Archaeological Society Vol. IV, Page 73-74
Robert De Badenhale
Barony of the Bishop of Chester. Robert de Badenhale, one tenth fee in Badenhale.
Testa De Nevill. Returns of Fees & Tenants; Scutage of Gascony. Collections For A History Of Staffordshire, 1911, Pages 396-401. William Salt Archaeological Society:: The Book Of Fees (Testa De Neville ) Part II, Numbers 968 & 975 Public Record Office
Robert Be Badenall
Seneschal of Trentham Priory.
Medieval Deeds Of Trentham. Staffordshire Record Office, D593/B/1/23 B4/2 No.8.
Staffordshire Agnes Lady
of Bedenhale; Alan de Bedenhale; Nicholas de Orton
m5. Pleas of Venison in Cannock 1262. It is presented that Michael de Burgo, William Chaufeliter, William of Tean and Robert le Brasur of Haughton are wrong doers in the forest without warrant and are received at the house of Agnes, lady of Bednall. Michael de Burgo and William Chaufeliter came and are held in prison. William of Tean and Robert le Brasur did not come, so the sheriff of Staffordshire is ordered to make them come. And Agnes, lady of Bednall likewise. After it is presented that the said wrongdoers took a buck in the forest, without warrant, on Friday next before the Feast of St. Peter in Chains [26th July 1258]. After it is presented that William of Tean is dead. And they say that the buck was caught with the said lady’s greyhounds and that they set out from her house and returned to it. After, William Chaufeliter fined half a mark by the pledge of Peter of ?Coven and Hugh of Dunsmowe. Michael de Burgo fined half for a mark by the same pledges. After, Nicholas de Orton, husband of the said lady, came and made fine for her of 2 marks by the pledge of Alan of Bednall and Adam Merlin of the same.
Forest Pleas of 1262. (PRO, E32/187) The Forests of Cannock and Kinver ;Select Documents 1235-1372. Edited by Jean Burrell. Collections for a History of Staffordshire. Fourth Series. Page 47, Volume 18. Staffordshire Record Society 1999.
Robert De Badenhale
Robert De Badenhale one of the jurors called by the sheriff of Staffordshire in a case or mayhem, robbery and breaking the King’s Peace.
Plea Rolls Of The Reign Of Henry III, Roll No.125. Headed" Assisaec Aptae Apud Northt: Coram Domino Rege, In Crastino Epiphaniae Domini, Anno L" (7th January 1266). M2 "Placita": Collections For A History Of Staffordshire 1883.William Salt Archaeological Society, Vol. IV, Page 160-161::
Barony of the Bishop of Chester. William de Badenall, one tenth fee, in Badenall.
Testa Le Nevill And Later Feudatories, Collections For A History Of Staffordshire. 1911, Pages 396 To 401 Footnote 12. William Salt Archaeological Society::
William de Badinghale tenet Badinghale de dicto episcopo proxima parte j f et idem episcopus de rege.
Feudal Aids 1284 To 1381, Vol. V.,Public Record Office
Staffordshire William & Robert
Philippa the widow of Robert de Slindon sued Robert son of Edith of Chatculne and Robert son of Robert son of Edith for a third of half a messuage and half a virgate of land and William de la Mere and Felicia his wife for third of fourteen acres of land in the same vill as her Dower. The defendants appeared and the two Roberts call Roger son of Robert de Slindon to warranty, and William and Felicia for a part of their tenement also call him to warranty, and for the rest they call to warranty William son of Robert de Badenhale. The Sheriff is ordered to summon the warrantors for the Quindene of Hillary. M 54 dorso.
Plea Rolls of the Reign of Edward I, Banc Roll, Michaelmas, 14-15 E.I. Historical Collections Staffordshire Vol. VI pt.I, page 167.
Willimo de Badenhale tenet duas virg~ in Badenhale p~ servicium deci~e p(ar)tis unius feodi milit(i)s et faciet sectam quibz cur~ inneient duos ho(min)es ad chateam ter p anii~ unaqua~ vice p iij dies & valet dieta cumsbz ho(min)is ob~ hiect~ ut p(ri)us & Wardami in castro ut p(ri)us & heres et erit in custodia d(omin)i si infra .ace~ f(orens)ico. NB A gloss dated about 1335 substitutes Dns Robt. De Hastang for Willimo de Badenhale.
Survey Of The Manors Of The Bishop Of Chester, Eccleshall, Staffordshire 1298. D1734/J2268 Staffordshire Record Office:
& Felicia De Badenhale
Assizes take at Stafford before Alan de Crokdayk and William Inge justices assign’, etc. In county Stafford on Monday the Vigil of the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, 27 E.I. (7th September 1299)
Felicia de Badenhale withdrew her writ of novel disseisin against Robert son of Robert Hastang respecting a tenement in Badenhale. Her sureties are in misericordia,viz. Thomas de Whytinton and William de Badenhale, Thomas had died. m.1.
Plea Rolls Of The Reign Of Edward I. Collections For A History Of Staffordshire, Vol.VII, Page 55, William Salt Archaeological Society.
Robert & Hugh De Badehale
Assizes Taken At Stafford William son of Hugh de Badenhale not appearing to prosecute his writ against William son of Robert de Badenhale, respecting common of pasture in Badenhale , the suit is dismissed, and his sureties are in misericordia, viz. Jordan de Flossebrok and William le Parent ,of Horslegh. m.10.
Plea Rolls Of The Reign Of Edward I. Collections For A History Of Staffordshire, Vol.VII, Page 63. William Salt Archaeological Society.
William De Badenhale
Roger de Rydware, Chaplain, did not prosecute his writ against Thomas son of Walter de Rydeware Hamstal and others respecting tenements in Rydeware Hamstal. He and his sureties, viz.. John Organ and William de Badenhale, are in misericordia. (a note states that both sureties were dead and that Roger was a pauper).
Assize Rolls, 31 Edw. I, Staffordshire, Collections For A History Of Staffordshire Vol. VII, Page 75. Wm. Salt Archaeological Society,1886:
Staffordshire John &
William De Badenhall
D(omi)nus Rob(er)tus de Hastang, d(omi)nus de la Desere, Joh(an)i fil. Willi’ qu(on)dam d(omi)ni de Bagenhall* (Badenhall), messuag. in Bagenhall, q’d Felicia de Bagenhall quondam tenuit, h(ab)end de me et Emma, ux. mea, &c. Test. Rob. de Cotes, Roger de Child, d’no de Emkerton; Joh. d’no de parva Sugenhall; Ric. le Barker, de Eccleshall; Rog. le Marshall, de eod. Hum. Swinnerton, 17 EDW.II. [*NB For Bagenhall read Badenhall]
The Antiquities Of Staffordshire, Erdswick, Thomas Harwood 1844, Page 111.
Staffordshire John De
Badenhal Brocton’ et Badenhal et Emkerdon (Pirehill Hundred )
The Taxation Of Staffordshire Temp. Edward III, Subsidy Roll 6 Edw. III, Collections For. A History Of Staffordshire, Vol. X, 1889. Wm. Salt Archaeological Society.
John De Badenhale
Pirehill Hundred. John de Badenhale sworn as a juror by John Folke and Roger Mill.
Collections For A History Of Staffordshire, 19139, Page 126-127. Wm. Salt Archaeological Society::
Staffordshire John Baddenale
Thomas Swynnerton sued John Baddenale of Coldmese, husbandman, for depasturing cattle, vi et armis, on his corn and grass at Swynnerton. John did not appear, and the Sheriff was ordered to arrest and produce him at three weeks from Easter. m.40a.
Extracts From The Plea Rolls, De Banco. Hilary, 8 Henry V. Collections For A History Of Staffordshire, Vol. XVII, Page 77, Wm. Salt Archaeological Society
Staffordshire John Badnall
Maneria de Eccleshall in Comi Stafford Anno Prime Henrici Sexti A Breefe and Compendious collection of all and singular the chiefest and most principallest matters conteyned in all the Court Rolls of the Mannor aforesaid from ye beginning of the raigne of King Henry ye Sixth unto ye end thereof as followeth.
Curia Manoris de Eccleshall tent ibm die martis prox post festu assenonis A o :jo . H: 6. Cur ibm tent die martis in festo St. Laurenc Anno sup dicto. Mia p lic cou default sect Cur et default Johes Badnall de Coldmeese qui tenuit de Dmo unu messuagiu cum divers terris in Coldmeese obijt post cujus decessu Dms habuit unu pulls Gryseld pcij xx d./
Eccleshall Court Rolls B/A/21/123307, Lichfield Joint Record Office. See Also The Following references: 5, 26, 201, Badnall John of Coldmeese 1423 - Mess- which are in Extracts From Eccleshall Court Rolls B/A/21/123366 Lichfield Joint Record Office.
Et in decar Redi inius toft. nup dr Burgagi in Castelstrete nup. in te Johis Bedull sub red ij s. p annu ut p.p Renta. pdem jac in man dni p defectu.......,.NB Bedull written with a line above the u denoting a shortening probably by the omission of n.
Rental of Eccleshall, Staffordshire. 15-16 Edward IV, B/A/21/123312, Lichfield Joint Record Office.
John Badnall [Blacksmith]
Adbaston Church Warden’s Accounts:
To John Badnall for making a chandelar 8d. To John Badnall for naylis 15d.
Staffordshire History Essays in Honour of Michael Greenslade, Staffordshire Record Society, Collections for a History of Staffordshire Volume 19 .4th series, 1999
Staffordshire John Badnall
Humphrey Vyse in lands iL £ ij £ ;
John Badnall. iiij £ viij ?
The Lay Subsidy, Pirehill Hundred, Standon, Staffordshire, 1525-26, MF 84, Staffordshire Record Office.
The Muster Roll 1539, Standon in Staffordshire.
The persons folowing be abull men with billes and have harnes and artillarie as followeth their names:
The persons following be abull man and have harnes and artillarie as foloith their names: Imprimis John Badnall A bill.
Collections For A History Of Staffordshire, Vol. V, New Series, Wm. Salt Archaeological Society 1908
& William, jnr. Bednall
7th Year Of Edward VI., AD 1552-1553. The Manour of Staundon. Court Baron of Sir Thomas Essex, Knt., holden there the 13th of March, in the seventh year of the reign of King Edward VI. At this court the lord granted out of his hand, by his steward, to William Bednall and William, his son, one messuage, with all lands, tenements, meadows, feedings, and pasture thereto pertaining, now in the tenure of the said William, the father, to have, to the same William and William for the term of their lives and that of the longest liver of them successively by the verge, at the will of the lord, according to the custom of the manour, by the rent and services thereupon first due, and accustomed, and the herriot when it shall fall due, they pay to the lord a fine. The aforesaid William, the father, did fealty, and is admitted tenant of the premises. The fealty and admission of the said William, the son, are respited until after the death of his father. Agnes, his wife, 33s. 4d. Memorandum: That this copy is enrolled by the within named Richard Archdale, and engrossed up at the second court after the enrolment thereof. [NB Parish Records and other deeds show the name was actually "Badnall"]
Court Rolls Of The Manor Of Standon, Staffordshire, 1338 To 1773, History Of The Parish Of Standon, 1086 To 1818, E. Salt. BA, 1888, Page 97 :
Probate of the will of John Badnall, husbandman, of Walford, Staffordshire.
Lichfield Joint Record Office, Probate Records, B/C/11 ::
October 2nd 1561 Elizabeth Badnall buried. Many further references to Badnalls occur in the parish registers of Standon in the Pirehill Hundred of Staffordshire between this date and 1750.
Standon Parish Register, Vol. I, Part I, 1558 To 1812, Staffordshire Parish Register Society, F. J. Wrottesley :
Agnes & William Badnall
NOV(ER)INT UNIU(ER)SI ( ) p(re)sentes me Will(ia)m Badnoll de Walford. in Com(mitate) Stafford husbandman tener et firmit obligar.... Thome Essex de Childrey in Com(mitate) Berks armiger in decem libri bone et legalis monate Angli( )e, S Solvend e(uis)d(e)m Thome sunt sue Certo attornato vel Executoribz suis in festo Penthacostes d(omi)n(u)s (pro)ximo futuro post, Datum presentim. Ad quam quidm Sol .bne et fidelit faciend, Obligo me Hered Executores et admistratores meos firmt( ) ( ) (pre)sentes, Sigillo meo Sigilli Datum primo Maii Anno Regni D(omi)ne n(ost)re Elizabeth dei gra(tia) Anglie Frauncie et Hib(er)nie Regine fide defensor Sexte Sigillat et deliberat in p senta Humfridi Essex. John Lambe. Edward Vise (Small seal).
The condition of this Obligation is such that if the within bounden William Badnall his executors & administrators & every of them doe on his & their part & behalf well & trewlie observe performe fulfill & keep all & singular covenints graunts promisses payments articles clauses sentences & agreaments comprised & especified in one paire of Indentures hadd & made betweene the within named Thomas Essex of the one parte and the said William Badnoll, Agnes his Wiffe and William Badnall sonne of the same William & Agnes of thether partye bearinge date the daie of the date of this present Obligacion which on the part & behalf of the said William Badnoll the father his executors & administrators & assignes & every of them are to be observid performed fulfilled & kept, That then this present obligacion shalbe void & of none effecte in the lawe or els hitt shall stand Remayne & be in his full power strengthe & veitness
M9 Standon Deeds No.13A, William Salt Library, Stafford.
12th May 21st Elizabeth AD 1579.
Indenture quadrapartite of the above date between Thomas Essex of Lambourne in the County of Berkshire, Esquire, on the one part , Robert Turner of Stythehall in the City of Coventry, Gent, and Anne his wife on the second part , Laurence Chisshull of Lambourne aforesaid, Gent, and Thomas Lucas, servant to the same Lawrence on the third part and William Bradley of the parish of St. Andrew, Holborn in the suburbs of the City of London, Innholder, and John Cooke servant to the same Richard Turner on the fourth part.
By which it appears that Thomas Essex, Bart, Robert Turner and Anne his wife, by one indenture, made between the said Thomas Essex, Richard Turner and Anne his wife on the one part and William Broughton of Standon in the County of Stafford of the other part, bearing date 20th March last past, did bargain, & sell unto the said William Broughton forever, One messuage or tenement in Walford in the parish of Standon then in the tenure of Mary Broughton, widow, and other lands in Walford, Cotes and Swynnerton in the said County of Stafford yielding and paying therefore yearly, unto the said Robert Turner and Anne his wife and to the longer liver of them for the lives of the said Robert and Anne, and after their deaths to Thomas Essex his heirs etc., the yearly rent of 33s 4d and also doing service at the Court Baron of the Manor of Standon yearly.
And by another indenture made between the said Thomas Essex , Robert Turner and Anne his wife of the one part and William Badnall of Walford, aforesaid husbandman, the younger of the second part, bearing the date the said 20th March, the said Thomas Essex, Robert Turner and Anne his wife did bargain, grant and sell unto the said William Badnall forever, One messuage lying and being in Walford in the parish of Standon then in the tenure of William Badnall, the Elder and divers other lands and tenements in Walford, Cotes and Swynnerton, yielding and paying unto the said Robert Turner and Anne his wife and to the longer liver of them for the lives of the said Robert and Anne, and after their deaths to Thomas Essex his heirs etc., the yearly rent of 40s .
And also by another indenture made between the said Thomas Essex, Richard Turner and Anne his wife on the one part and William Vyse of the Hall of Stawne alias Staundon in the said County of Stafford of the other part did bargain and sell unto the same William Vyse forever, two messuages and certain lands lying and being in Staundon and Bowers in the said County of Stafford in the tenure of John Bee, William Reade and Geoffrey Lightwoode and divers other lands in Staundon, Bowers, Cotes and Swynerton, in the said County, Yielding and paying therefore yearly unto the said Robert Turner and Anne his wife and to the longer liver of them for the lives of the said Robert and Anne, and after their deaths to Thomas Essex his heirs etc., the yearly rent of 20s 2d.
And now the said Robert Turner and Anne his wife have bargained and sold unto the said William Bradley and John Coates all and singular the aforementioned Rents and services mentioned to be reserved unto the said Robert Turner and Anne his wife, out of the said before mentioned premises. To have, hold and receive all the rents before mentioned to their use and behest forever. And the said Thomas Essex hath also bargained and sold unto the said Laurence Chisshull and Thomas Lucas all and singular the above mentioned rents reserved to him by the before mentioned indentures. To have, hold and receive the above mentioned rents to them and their heirs forever. Signed Thomas Essex, Robert Turner, Laurence Chisshull, William Bradley, John Coates.
Wm. Salt Library, Stafford. 9 ( C) No. 436
Probate of the will of William Badnall, senior, of Walford near Standon, Staffordshire. at Lichfield 1592.
Lichfield Joint Record Office, Probate Records, B/C/11
Ellyn, John & Clare Badnall
2nd January 1621(19 Jms I) Deed re agreement between (1) William Badnall, yeoman, and Ellyn his wife, Thomas Badnall son of William and Ellyn and Clare wife of Thomas; (2) John Broughton of Walford, gent, and Edward Broughton of Standon, gent.; (3)Thomas Cowper of Keels, yeoman. The property concerned: "that field or pasture known as Oldfield in Standon and three meadows adjoining -one called the Common Piece and the other two known as the Water Meadows." Witnesses: Humphrey Vyse, Thomas Broughton, ?? Hill, Rowland Allen.
William Salt Library, Stafford. D620b (30)- 7 Standon Deeds, Staffordshire.
Ellyn, Thomas, Clare, Richard, William, jnr,
& John Badnall
2nd January 1621 (James I) Deed forming part of a marriage settlement, between: (1) William Badnall of Walford, yeoman, Ellyn Badnall his wife, Thomas Badnall son of William and Ellyn and Clare wife of Thomas; (2) John Broughton of Walford, gent., Edward Broughton of Stawne, gent.; (3) Thomas Cowp of Keele, yeoman. In consideration of a marriage already solemnised between Thomas Badnall and Clare and for the several joyntures to be made and in consideration of three score pounds the marriage portion of the said Clare paid by Thomas Broughton her father and eight score and ten pounds of legal money paid by John Broughton to the said William Badnall and Thomas Badnall and for other good considerations... William and Ellyn and Thomas and Clare do agree that before the Feast of St. John the Baptist next following they will covenant , grant, etc. All that messuage in Walford wherein William Badnall and Ellyn and Thomas Badnall and Clare his wife now dwell and all the lands, meadows, leasows, pastures, etc. and of all other their messuages in Walford and Stawne by name of One Messuage, One Orchard, one garden, 50 acres of land, 7 acres of meadow and 30 acres of pasture in Walford or Stawne. To John Broughton, Edward Broughton and Thomas Cowper under the following uses and limitations: (1) the Oldfield and the three meadows etc. to the use of John Broughton his heirs and assigns forever; (2) one half the messuage to the use etc of William Badnall and Ellyn his wife during their natural lives doing the rents, repairs and services due.And after their decease to Thomas Badnall and after his decease then to Clare his wife for her natural life and then to the use of John Badnall the son and heir apparent of Thomas Badnall and to the uses of the heirs male of the body of the said John Badnall. In default of heirs then to the next son of Thomas Badnall in priority of birth.
In default then to the use and behoof of Richard Badnall another of the Sons of William Badnall and to the heirs male of the body of the said Richard and in default to William Badnall another son of William Badnall the father etc. and in default to John Badnall another son of William Badnall the father and in default to the right heir of William Badnall the father forever.
From the other half of the messuage, etc. John Badnall son of William Badnall shall take out of it during his natural life and after the death of his father a yearly rent of 40 shillings payable in two equal portions. The freehold and inheritance of the half messuage to the use and behoof of Thomas Badnall and Clare his wife during their lives and for the life of the longer liver without impeachment of waste, etc. they paying all duties, rents and services due. After the decease of Thomas and Clare then to the use of John son and heir of Thomas Badnall and to the heirs of John in default then to the next son and so on to all children male in priority of birth which may be born unto the said Thomas and Clare and in default then to all the daughters.
And in default to Richard Badnall another son of William Badnall the father and the heirs of the said Richard and in default of heirs then to William Badnall another son of William Badnall the father and in default to John son of William Badnall the father and to the heirs of William Badnall the father forever. If Thomas dies and Clare remarries then she is to be paid an annual rent of £10 for life. If Thomas dies and Clare has daughters, then the daughters are to share four score pounds. And the said William Badnall the father and Thomas Badnall covenant and guarantee the said John Broughton that they are seized in perfect and absolute estate in fee simple and with right of inheritance or fee tail of the pasture fields, etc., etc.
Signed: by John Broughton and the other parties. Witnesses: Thomas Broughton; John Chetwind junior; Hillary Hill?; Thomas Thurstan; ?? Lloyd.
William Salt Library , Stafford. D620b (30) -7 Standon Deeds, Staffordshire.
Ellyn, Thomas, Clare, Richard, William, jnr,
& John Badnall
2nd January 1621 Deed re marriage settlement, between: (1) William Badnall and Ellyn his wife, Thomas Badnall and Clare (2) John Broughton of Walford, gent and Edward Broughton of Stawne gent.; (3) Thomas Cowper of Keele, yeoman. The content appears to be broadly as above. William. Ellyn, Thomas and Clare made marks and applied seals. Thomas Badnall’s seal has either a large bird apparently running? Or a stags head cabouched (the later might indicate that his mother or grandmother was a Vyse). Clare Badnall nee Broughton’s seal has a flower possibly a thistle. The other seals are difficult to decipher. This bundle of deeds contains later deeds relating to Old Walford House including the Old Field mentioned above.
William Salt Library, Stafford. D620b (30) -7 Standon Deeds, Staffordshire.
Thomas, Clare & John Badnall
Memorandum attached to an indenture dated 7th October 1657 between Richard Wynn of Pentry Morgan in co. Salop, Gentleman, and Thomas Wootton of Millmeece in co. Stafford, yeoman, by which Richard Wynn in consideration of the sum of £183 to him paid by the said Thomas Wootton bargins and sells to him the said Thomas Wootton all those parcels of grounds, meadows, lands etc. in Walford and elsewhere in the parish of Standon in Co. Stafford commonly called or known by the name of the Hallywell Dole, the Francis Dole and the Oate Croft with all rights, members and appurtanences thereunto belonging. All which premises were formerly in the tenure and occupation of John Palyn of Walford aforesaid. To have and to hold the said premises to Thomas Wootton his heirs and assigns for ever. Attached to this deed is a foot of fine levied between Thomas Wootton, plaintiff and Richard Wynn and Mary his wife, deforciants of Eight Acres of land, four acres of meadow and pasture with appurtenances in Walford. Also a memorandum that Richard Wynn had given a general warranty to Thomas Wootton of all the lands in Walford which he had lately purchased from Thomas Badnall and Clare his wife and John Badnall their son of Walford and therefore he the said Richard Wynn is to keep the deeds of purchase which he had from the said Badnalls and all other writings concerning the same. Dated 6 December 1657. Also a receipt dated 17 December 1657 from Richard Wynn to Thomas Wootton for £83-0-0 being the remainder of the purchase money for certain lands in Walford in co. Stafford viz. The two Broadmeadow fields; the Oate Croft; the one halt the Hollywell Dole; the Francis Dole which the said Thomas Wootton had lately purchased from him the said Richard Wynn.
Deeds 10B No.421.William Salt Library, Stafford.