Change Date: 13 DEC 2010
The Wolley Manuscripts has a brief pedigree of ROSELL, of Denby, with others. 6674 ff.115-124
Edward vi, and married the heiress of Rossell of Denby. The manor of Denby, at the time of the Domesday Survey, belonged to Ralph de Binon, and in the reign of Henry i, (1100- 1135), it was held by Patrick de Rossell. It remained with the Rossells for upwards of three centuries, when it passed by...
(Thomas family of Talbot county, Maryland, and allied families. Richard Henry Spencer. 1914.)
"Hugh of the Green of Denby, John le Frenkissh and John son of Henry of Denby were attached to answer William Rosel touching the plea wherefore by force and arms they dug sea-coal in the ground of him William at Denby and to the value of £100 cut his trees late growing in the same place and carried them away. And other enormities etc. To the heavy loss etc. And against the peace etc. And whereof he complains that the aforesaid Hugh and the others, on the morrow of St. Michael in the twentieth year (1291) of the reign of the present King and so continuing through the five following years by force and arms dug sea-coal in the ground of the aforesaid William in a certain place which is called 'Anisgriveles' and cut down his trees to wit, a thousand oaks, and underwood, late growing in a certain place which is called 'Le Ker and Deneby Parkes' and carried them away, whereby he says that he is worsened and suffers loss to the value of £40. And thereon he produces his suite etc."
- Rossell or Russell