Lib Canc 1676 p69 - Onchan

Robert Quayle and Mary Murrey

Articles of agreement indented, concluded & agreed upon ye 19th of May in ye yeare
of our Lord God 1657 Betweene Will: Quaile of ye towne of Duglas in the
Isle of Man merchant & Elizabeth Quaile othr Corris (wife of ye said Will:) in
behalfe of their sonn Robt Quaile in ye other pte witnesseth that it is agreed
condescended unto, and concluded upon by & betweene ye sd pties That by Gods permission
a marriage shall be solompnised betweene ye sd Robert Quaile and Mary Murey of ye same
towne shortly after ye date of this present contract & agreemt; And ye sd Will Quaile
and Elizabeth his wife doe herby condicon & grant to give unto theire sd Sonn Robt their
milne in ye pish of KK Braddan commly called & known by ye name of Tromode Milne
at ye yearely rent of 7s 8d And ye value of three pounds in tythes yearly out of ye rectory of
KK Bradan, and likewise the house & garden adjoining to Robt Vinch his house at ye
yearely rent of 6d vwhich the sd Robt is to be possess'd of imediately after the date
of these prsents. Item it is further concluded & condiscended unto by the sd Will: Quaile
and Elizabeth his wife that their tenemt in KK Bradan pish commonly called & known by
ye name of Ballabegg with the meadow in same pish of ye yearly rent of 9d As
also their dwelling house in ye towne of Duglas with all our houses & gardens now thereunto be=
longing shall after disease returne to their sd sonn Robt his executrs or
assignes; And it is lastly conluded upon that ye foresd house & garden of ye yearly
rent of 6d shall at ye latter day be at ye disposing of ye foresd Will Quaile
or Elizabeth his said wife. In witness whereof the ptyes abovesaid have put
their hands & seales the day & yeare first above written
In ye presence of            William Quaile   (seal)
Thomas Huddlestone           Eliz: Saile her mark (seal)
R Calcott

On page 63 is the related deposition

Elnar Robinson aged 34 yeares or thereabouts sworne & examineth
concerning what she heard her father Mr William Quayle relate
and confess touching a contract given her brother Mr Robt Quayle be=
fore marriage deposseth & saith: That there being a marriage to be
solemmized betwixt John Murray junior & her selfe; John Murrey
senior & Margaret his wife with her father & mother did meet (she
not being prsent, and there make a contraction; wch being prfected
her said father came & told this depont saying Nelly John Murrey
& his wife hath given their son John & you a contraction to the
very same purport and effect that I & yor mother gave Robin
for they have given ye the house which they bought of widdow Vinch
in possession. And you are not to enter into the dwelling house
they live in with ye gardens cellar & milne in KK Lonan till
they be both dead, and then to enjoy them surrendering up Vinches
house to whom they shall will it. As Robin is not to have this
house, Ballabeg, nor ye meadow till yor mother and I be dead
And this deposnt further saith that she heard her father frequently
& many tymes after relate ye same in his discourse even to
his death, she still living with him  And upon his deathbed he
charged her to live with her mother in the house & not to
leave her. All this she relates to be true in every pticular
by vertue of her oath  As witness her hands
     Elenor + Robinson
     Aprill the 20th 1676
     The above deposition was taken
     this day before me
       Edw Christian

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