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Excerpt from The Coucher Book Of Furness Abbey, Vol. 2: Printed From The Original Manuscript in The British Museum; Part III In one pleading is told the story of benefactor, William Graindeorge of F lasby, who lived 1n the time of John and Henry III. He gave his manors up to his son and went to live at the. Abbey, intending to spend the rest of his life them, his son allow ing him 7 marks year. The son appears to have been glad to make this arrangement, as he had greatly feared that his father would alienate the whole man01 of Flasby 10 the abbey. F rom some cause not stated the father after a time grew tired of his 1110 m Furness; probably he was h01110 sick, but at all events he returned to Flasby, where he spent the remainder of his days. As guest and not as lord. His action ìn transf.erring hisì estates to his son during his life had singular result, which occasioned the plea 111 which these particular0 are recorded for when the 1110nks called upon the 5011, after his father's death, to warrant certain lands to them according to an agreement made by his father, he refused 10 do so, alleging that he held nothing at all as his father's heir and was therefore not bound to give wa1ranty. The monks were able to defeat this plea. By showing. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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