Rent Roll of Tenant Farms in Payens

From Censier or Rent Roll of Tenant Farms in the Parish of Payens in the Bailliage of Troyes, France, 1570.

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A more ornate contract from the same period allowed tenant farmers to rent a small amount of a vineyard.

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A detail of the censier.

Quantin Alyot, manoeuvrier demourant | à Payens, a recongnu et confesse estre detenteur possesseur | huict corde et demye de vigne prins en la piece de six | arpans seant ou vignoble dudit Payen ou lieu dict Beau | Regard, tenant d’une part aux hoirs Nicolas Guenard, | d’autre part à la vefve Jehan Alyot, d’un bout à Jehan Michelin, | d’autre part à Pierre Baulyre, chargez et ypothecqué chacun | an le jour de feste Sainct Remy chef d’octobre envers maistre Estienne | Blanchart, procureur ou bailliage et siege presidial, et Nicolas Soyer | demourant audict Troyes. iiii. solz

Quantin Alyot, manœuvrer, residing in Payens, recognizes and acknowledges being possessor of eight and a half cords of vines in a six arpents vineyard in Payens in the site called Beau Regard, adjacent to the pieces of the heirs of Nicolas Guenard, of the widom of Jehan Alyot, of Jehan Michelin and Pierre Baulyre, charged and mortgage due every year on the first of October, day of the Feast of St. Remy, to Estienne Blanchart, procureur ou bailliage et siege presidial, and Nicolas Soyer, residing in Troyes. iiii. solz.

Metadata Details
Item Type Manuscript
Title Rent Roll of Tenant Farms in Payens
Publication Title Censier or Rent Roll of Tenant Farms in the Parish of Payens in the Bailliage of Troyes, France
Short Title French Rent Roll, 1570
Publication Date 1570
Language French
Call Number VAULT oversize Case MS 5098
Location Special Collections 4th floor
Notes f. 18r