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Plain speaking maybe?

Location
Sheffield
From
England
Saw this while searching Archive lists

1) to (2) 1 bovate called le Cursidhoxgang in Addewick.
Witn.: Wm. called le Loverd of Addewick, Rich. Bastard of Mekisburgh, etc.
At Addewick, Thurs. before St. George.
Seal.
 
That's not PC, DW. But funny though.:biggrin:

I wonder what these wills and records would have looked like, using todays terminology/political correctness. Bland and boring I reckon.

Steve.:)
 
I think he must have had sense of humour to shorten name to Rich from Richard with a surname like his, unless of course he didn't know it was written that way.
 
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