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Bysouth ~ First Generation

1.   Thomas BESOWTHE
Name supplied by E.Woods on Genes Reunited.

Believed born c1510.
FROM WHOM FRED SHADE IS DESCENDED.



    Children:  
  1. William BESOWTHE born c1530 at Reed, Hertfordshire, England  
       
    A document regarding one William Bysowthe or Bysoth of Stedham in Hertfordshire (presumably present-day Studham) has been provided with translation by David Bethell (2015) dated Hilary 1558 reads as follows. Studham and Flamstead, Hertfordshire are approximately 6 miles apart, and are about 40 miles from Royston. At present nothing else is known of this William Bysowthe.

Source: Public Record Office: CP 40/1177
Title: Common Pleas Hilary 1 Elizabeth
Hilary 1559
Westminster

Pl’ita apud Westmr coram Anthonio Broune et Socijs suis Justic’ d’ne Regine D Banco D Termino s’ci Hillarij Anno regni d’ne Elizabeth dei gr’a Anglie Francie & Hib’nie Regine fidei defensoris &c’ Primo


Pleas at Westminster before Anthony Broune and his fellows, justices of the lady queen de Banco, for Hilary term in the 1st year of the reign of lady Elizabeth by the grace of God queen of England, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c.

Hertf’
Rob’tus Aprece genrosus filius & heres apparens Will’mi Aprece alias d’cus Rob’tus Aprece genrosus p attorn’ suu’ op’ se quarto Die vrsus Thomam Payne nup de Flamsted in Com’ prd’co Husbondman’ alias d’cm Thomam Payne de Flamsted in Com’ Hertf’ Husbondman’ & vrsus Joh’em Resen’ nup de Flamsted in Com’ prd’co Husbondman’ alias d’cm Joh’em Recen’ de eadem’ villa & Com’ Husbondman’ & vrsus Joh’em Payce nup de Flamsted in Com’ prd’co Husbondman’ alias d’cm Joh’em Payce de Flamsted in Com’ Hertf’ Husbondman’ & vrsus Will’m Bysowth’e nup de Stedham’ in Com’ prd’co Husbondman’ alias dictu’ Will’m Bysoth de Stedham’ in Com’ prd’co Husbondman’ De pl’ito q’d prd’cus Thomas Payne reddat ei quadraginta libr’ & q’d prd’cus Joh’es Resen’ redd’ ei quadraginta libr’  Et q’d prd’cus Joh’es Payse redd’ ei triginta libr’ & q’d prd’cus Will’ms Bysowth’ redd’ ei trigint’ libr’ quas ei debent & iniuste detine’t &c’  Et ip’i non ven’  Et prec’ fuit vic’ q’d Sum’ eos  Et vic’ modo Mand’ q’d nichil h’ent  I’o capiantr q’d sint hic a Die Pasch’ in xv Dies [9 April 1559] &c’


Hertfordshire
Robert Aprece gentleman, son and heir apparent of William Aprece, otherwise called Robert Aprece gentleman, appeared by his attorney for a fourth day against Thomas Payne late of Flamsted in the county aforesaid
husbondman otherwise called Thomas Payne of Flamsted in county Hertford husbondman, and against John Resen late of Flamsted in the county aforesaid husbondman otherwise called John Recen of the same vill and county husbondman, and against John Payce late of Flamsted in the county aforesaid husbondman otherwise called John Payce of Flamsted in county Hertford husbondman and against William Bysowthe late of Stedham in the county aforesaid husbondman otherwise called William Bysoth of Stedham in the county aforesaid husbondman, in a plea that the aforesaid Thomas Payne render him 40, and that the aforesaid John Resen render him 40, and that the aforesaid John Payse render him 30, and that the aforesaid William Bysowth render him 30; which they owe him and unjustly withhold &c. And (the defendants) have not come; and it had been ordered the sheriff to summon them; and the sheriff now reports that they have nothing (in his bailiwick in lands or chattels whereby they might be attached) &c. Therefore let them be taken, to be here on the quindene of Easter &c.

Bysowthe late of Stedham in the county aforesaid
husbondman otherwise called William Bysoth of Stedham
 

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