Types of Cause: Tithes – hay

Tithes of hay were great or predial tithes as they arose from crop husbandry and so were normally payable to the rector or his farmer (see ‘Tithes – modus’ under ‘Subjects’).

Hay

EDC 5/1566/15 – William Charlton, rector of Bangor-on-Dee, contra Edward ap Ellis and Reginald ap David

Barley, oats and hay

EDC 5/1566/3 – William Farington, esquire, farmer of the rectory of Blackburn contra Thomas Ireland, senior
EDC 5/1566/6 – John Leigh, esquire, farmer of the hamlets of Sutton and Wincle contra William Sutton and Ralph Gardner

Barley and hay

EDC 5/1566/8 – Edward, earl of Derby, farmer of the tithes of the hamlet of Much Hoole contra Thomas Hunt

Grain and hay

EDC 5/2/1 – Sir Richard Brereton contra William Hilton, Thomas Lee, Hugh Forstar and Peter Bradshaw

Oats and hay

EDC 5/1566/4 – William Farington, esquire, farmer of the rectory of Blackburn contra Robert Ratcliffe