Birth: Before 1287 Highclere, Hampshire, UK
Death: After 1302
SN4086 Peasant Land Market in Southern England, 1260-1350.
1302 Highclere: John atte Cruch' paid 2/- for a "shilling of purpresture" "beside the wasslo's" previously owned by Simon Drywood (Drywod') and John Thurmer (Thorm'e).
Purpresture - secondary quality land not subject to the obligations placed on bondland, and which therefore could be exchanged more freely.
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