1) A sub-tenant, one who occupied part of a house but had no direct responsibilities to the lord of the manor.
The fear was that such persons might become a charge on the community: 1581 no inhabitant of Acome or Holgate to keep undersettles in their firehouses under one roof with them
1590 Uxor Bowes shall avoyd [remove] Uxor Ivison whom she haith latelye taken into her house as an undersettle ... before she be delivered of childe, York
1604 agreed that the constables shall monthly maike searche every man in his warde for undersettells, Scarborough
1629 That no undersettle do keep any goods upon the Common, 6s 8d, Driffield
1734 no Servant or Stranger, Inmate or undersettle shall have any right of Pasture, Lund.