Note: SIMON DE LEYBURN, a younger son of Roger DE LEYBURN (died 1271), presumably by his 1st wife, had his right to the manor of Great Berwick, Salop,(a) contested by his brother, William de Leyburn (Lord Leyburn in 1299), in I272, and is named as tenant in 1279 and 1284. In 1290 he pledged his land in Salop. In 1297 he had land in Catton, co. Derby, in right of Lucy his wife. In 1303 he was concerned in some outrages in Shrewsbury, and in the same year went to Scotland in the company of William de Leyburn. He married, in 1295, Lucy, widow of GUY DE ST. AMAND, and sister (and in her issue heir) of John LE STRANGE, of Cheswardine. He died before 20 November 1308. Lucy his widow was dead in 1330. [CP 7:640-1]
0) This manor was held by the serjeanty of finding a horseman, equipped with lance and coat of mail, and carrying a gammon of bacon, to continue in the King's service in North Wales as long as the gammon should last for himself and the man. The gammon being consumed, the man might go back home, unless the King paid him for further service. In 1255 a greyhound is mentioned as accompanying them.
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