1) An alternative spelling of the legal term ‘wadset’, that is to pledge land.

c.1440 a place here … wolde I wedde-sette, York

1505 My wyffe to have my purchest and my wedsett land in Clyffe, Hull

1541 ij howses … whiche William Woode of Ricall wedset to me, Osgodby.

spellings wadset
dates 1440 1505 1541

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