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Warwickshire Deeds

in the Harvard Law School Deeds Collection

Note, only two relate to Shakespeares, but others contain familiar names from Shakespeare will eg Sly (Lapworth), Woodhams (Wroxall and Haseley)

Grant, 1571, February 15. 13 Elizabeth I. 1 item : parchment ; 24 x 31 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by John Asshebye the Elder, husbandman, of Lapworthe (Warwicks.) to William Fetherston, yeoman, of Packwoode (Warwicks.), Thomas Slye, yeoman, of Lapworthe, John Gryswolde, weaver, of the same, John Wheler, wheelwright, of Kingswoode (Warwicks.), and William Laytham, husbandman, of Lapworthe of his tenement in Packwoode and two crofts adjacent, lying in breadth between the road from Packewoode to Lapworthe on the north, and land of the lord of Packwoode called Scottysland on the south, and extending in length from the road leading from Packwoode to Warwick on the east to land of William Asheby called Colehierns and land late of John Fulwood of London called Smithescroftes on the west, which he lately had of the gift of Roger Walton of Lapworth by charter dated 20 April, 37 Henry VIII; to the use of the grantor for life, with successive remainders in tail male to John Assheby the Younger, son of the grantor, Martin Asshebye, and Bartholomew Asshebye, with remainder to the right heirs of the grantor. Given on 15 February, 13 Elizabeth I . Signed: by mark of John Asshebye the Elder. With 1 seal (1.5 cm.) of red wax, pendant on a tag, bearing a device: a five-pointed star, with a sun ? in the center. HOL# -APV5877-3 I. Ashby, John the Elder. II. Ashby, John the Younger. III. Ashby, William. IV. Ashby, Martin. V. Ashby, Bartholomew. VI. Fetherston, William. VII. Sly, Thomas. VIII. Griswold, John. IX. Wheler, John. X. Laytham, William. XI. Fulwood, John. XII. Walton, Roger. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Packwood. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Packwood (England) --Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Lapworth (England) 6. Kingswood (England) 7. Scottysland ? (Warwickshire, England) 8. Colehierns ? (Warwickshire, England) 9. Smithescroftes ? (Warwickshire, England) 10. London (England).

 

Deeds 95

Grant, 1571, February 15. 13 Elizabeth I. 1 item : parchment ; 24 x 31 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by John Asshebye the Elder, husbandman, of Lapworthe (Warwicks.) to William Fetherston, yeoman, of Packwoode (Warwicks.), Thomas Slye, yeoman, of  Lapworthe, John Gryswolde, weaver, of the same, John Wheler, wheelwright, of  Kingswoode (Warwicks.), and William Laytham, husbandman, of Lapworthe of his tenement in Packwoode and two crofts adjacent, lying in breadth between the road from Packewoode to Lapworthe on the north, and land of the lord of Packwoode called Scottysland on the south, and extending in length from the road leading from Packwoode to Warwick on the east to land of William Asheby called Colehierns and land late of John Fulwood of London called Smithescroftes on the west, which he lately had of the gift of Roger Walton of Lapworth by charter dated 20 April, 37 Henry VIII; to the use of the grantor for life, with successive remainders in tail male to John Assheby the Younger, son of the grantor, Martin Asshebye, and Bartholomew Asshebye, with remainder to the right heirs of the grantor. Given on 15 February, 13 Elizabeth I . Signed: by mark of  John Asshebye the Elder. With 1 seal (1.5 cm.) of red wax, pendant on a tag, bearing a device: a five- pointed star, with a sun ? in the center. HOL# -APV5877-3 I. Ashby, John the Elder. II. Ashby, John the Younger. III. Ashby,  William. IV. Ashby, Martin. V. Ashby, Bartholomew. VI. Fetherston, William. VII. Sly, Thomas. VIII. Griswold, John. IX. Wheler, John. X. Laytham, William. XI.  Fulwood, John. XII. Walton, Roger. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Packwood. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Packwood (England) --Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Lapworth (England) 6. Kingswood (England) 7. Scottysland ? (Warwickshire, England) 8. Colehierns ? (Warwickshire, England) 9. Smithescroftes ? (Warwickshire, England) 10. London (England).

 

Deeds 132

Grant, 1519, January 26. 10 Henry VIII. 2 items : parchment ; 15 x 26 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by John Warren to John Fulwood, gentleman, Thomas Thelshawe, chaplain, Roger Sly, Alexander Dolffyn, Thomas Dolffyne, John Sydenall, John Browne, and Thomas Wescoke of a croft in Tanworth (Warwics.) called Knallys, extending in length between Blythe Broke and Cheswyckes Grene, and in breadth between land of William Norrys, knight, and land of William Bensford; to be held with the intent that they shall perform the will of the grantor concerning the same. Appended is a "byll" in English setting forth the will of the grantor with regard to the said croft which is to be for his own use during his life and after his decease to the use of William Collet of Kyngeswood and of Isabel his wife; with directions concerning yearly placebo and dirige and other religious services, and for the spending of 20 d. in bread and ale and 15 d. in a half penny dole, etc. WITNESSES: John Archer, gentleman, Ralph Alen, clerk, Fulk Flecher, clerk, John Whelar, John Hunt, William Hunt, William Swanne, Thomas Phyllyppys, church wardens. Indenture, with 1 seal of red wax (1.7 cm) bearing a device. HOL#-ANW6320-0 I. Warren, John. II. Fulwoode, John. III. Yelshawe, Thomas. IV. Sly, Roger. V. Dolphin, Alexander. VI. Dolphin, Thomas. VII. Sydenall, John. VIII. Browne, John. IX. Wescoke, Thomas. X. Norris, William, Sir. XI. Bensford, William. XII. Collet, William. XIII. Collet, Isabel. XIV. Archer, John. XV. Alen, Ralph. XVI. Fletcher, Fulk. XVII. Whelar, John. XVIII. Hunt, John. XIX. Hunt, William. XX. Swanne, William. Philipps, Thomas. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Tanworth-in-Arden. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Tanworth-in-Arden (England)--Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 134

Grant, 1418, January 25. 6 Henry V. 1 item : parchment ; 13 x 26 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by John Roper of Brandon (Warwics.) to William Marchal of Brynkelaw (Warwics.) of a section of arable land in the field of Brynkelow, between the land of John Deisher of Coventry and that of Richard Thomasson. At Brynkelowe of Wednesday, the feast of St. Paul, 6 Henry V. WITNESSES: John Moreys of Brynkelowe, Richard Thomasson, Henry Turnow, John Hawker, Henry ? and Alys. With 1 tag for seal. HOL# -ANW6377-4 I. Roper, John. II. Marshall, William. III. Disher, John. IV. Thomasson, Richard. V. Moreys, John. VI. Turnow, Henry. VII. Hawker, John. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Brinklow. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Brinklow (England) --Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Coventry (England) 6. Brandon (Warwickshire, England).

 

Deeds 135

Release, 1347, July 2. 21 Edward III. 1 item : parchment ; 11 x 21 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Release by Henry Moris of Brinkelowe (Warwics.) to Geoffrey le Portere of the same and the heirs of his body of a burgage and 1 1/2 acres of land in Brinkelowe bounds given . With a provision that if Geoffrey dies without issue, the remainder to Henry and his heirs forever. At Brinkelowe on the Monday after Saints Peter and Paul the Apostles, 21 Edward III. Witnesses Richard de Feulde, William de Craft, Richard le Kyng. With 1 seal of white wax, defaced. HOL#-ANW6391-0 I. Morrice, Henry. II. Le Porter, Geoffrey. III. De Feulde, Richard. IV. De Craft, William. V. Le King, Richard. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Brinklow. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Brinklow (England) --Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 139

Grant, ca. 1220. 1 item : parchment ; 3.5 x 18 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by Walter Daivill to Walter, son of Jerricus de Covintre, of a croft in the vil of Stok (Warwics.) which Richard, son of Bernard, held, to wit that which lies in the nearer place between the grantor's land at Stok and the land which Swain, son of Luafus, held, to hold of the grantor at a yearly rent of certain white gloves in Easter week. WITNESSES: Roger de Buschevill, Sal... de Stok, Nicholas son of Luafus, Miles Borba April, Viellus de Felkeshull, Nicholas de Smitesford, Swain the porker, William Bacun, Robert...ele., Roger Bagot, Ellis de Wika, Ralph Talebot, Geoffrey Gerbet and many others. With 1 seal (4.3 cm.) of white wax, armorial, with legend: + SIGILL. WALTER I DE DAE VILL. (same as seal in Deeds 170) HOL# -BBQ3729-0 I. De Daevill, Walter. II. Jerricus, of Coventry. III. Walter, of Coventry. IV. Roger, of Buschevill. V. Barba April, Miles. VI. Viellus, of Foleshill (England) VII. Smitesford, Nicholas. VIII. Bacon, William. IX. Bagot, Roger. X. Wika, Ellis. XI. Talebot, Ralph. XII. Gerbert, Geoffrey. XIII. Swain, son of Luafus. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Stoke. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Stoke (Warwickshire, England)-- Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 143

Grant, ca. 1260. 1 item : parchment ; 10 x 21 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by Humfrey de Bradeley to Geoffrey, son of William de Bradeley, as his right of 1/2 hyde and 1/2 virgate of land in Bradeley (Warwics.) which the grantee's father held, at a rent of l a year, and also of the pasture between Halcroft and Langcroft at a rent of 9d. a year at hockeda. For the grant Geoffrey has given 2 marks to Humfrey and 6 d. to William, the latter's

son. WITNESSES: Adam de Greinvill, Reynald de Sumerford, Nicholas de Estona, Ylbert de Greinvill, Robert the physician, Robert his son, Hugh de Bradeley, Richer the chaplain, Adam de Bradeley, Walter de Quercu and Henry his son, Holbery de Candeuer, and Simon, his son, John the clerk, William Bule, William de Hunebrigg, Walter son of Ralph de Edindover, William Mareshail, Richard Forus, William Brickrich. With 1 seal of green wax (3 cm.) pendant by double strands of braided cord, green and beige; bearing the device: a stag's head and the legend and SIGIL: HUM....(illigible). HOL# -ANX2027-1 I. De Bradley, Humfrey. II. De Bradley, Geoffrey. III. De Bradley, William. IV. Grenville, Adam. V. De Sumerford, Reynald. VI. De Estona, Nicholas. VII. Grenville, Ylbert. VIII. Robert, the physician. IX. De Bradley, Hugh. X. Forus, Richard. XI. De Hunebrigg, William. XII. De Bradley, Adam. XIII. De Quercu, Walter. XIV. De Quercu, Henry. XV. De Candeuer, Simon. XVI. De Candeuer, Holbert. XVII. Bule, William. XVIII. De Edinover, Ralph. XIX. De Edinover, Walter. XX. Marshall, William. Brickrich, William. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Bradley. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Bradley (England)- -Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 146

Grant, ca. 1250. 1 item : parchment ; 12 x 15 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by Ralph of Bisege to Alan, son of Alexander, of 1 carucate of land in Badesleye (Warwics.) for his homage and service and for 40s. given in hand, namely that which was given to Alexander de Rokinton with Ysabele the grantor's aunt in free marriage, at a yearly rent of 2s., to wit 12d. at St. Andrew and 12d. at St. Peter ad vincula. WITNESSES: Walter de Cherlecote, Robert Sibode, Simon the clerk of Rokinton, Robert Allefalue, Daniel, clerk of Claverdone, William de Badesley, Ralph the forester, Gernagod de Caverdone and others. With 1 seal (4 cm.) of green wax, oval in shape, and bearing an equestrian figure, with legend on a raised border: + SIGILL' RADULFI DE BISECHE. HOL# -BBQ4798-8 I. De Biseche, Ralph. II. De Rokinton, Alexander. III. De Rokinton, Alan. IV. De Rokinton, Ysabele. V. De Cherlecote, Walter. VI. Sibode, Robert. VII. De Rokinton, Simon. VIII. Allefalue, Robert. IX. De Claverdone, Daniel. X. De Baddesley, William. XI. De Claverdone, Gernagod. XII. Ralph, the forester. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Baddesley. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Baddesley (England)--Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 157

Grant, ca. 1250. 1 item : parchment ; 8 x 22.5 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by James de Biseg to Adam, son of Ralph, sometime of Baddesleye (Warwics.), chaplain, of all the land which is called Astcroft, in length from the churchyard to the way called Netherwey and a certain piece of land lying between the land of Thurstan the Younger of Baddesle and le Netherwey next the land of the church aforesaid called Fernileye, and 2 acres of meadow in Rulemoc lying between the meadow of Adam Ledet on one side and Gilbert on the other, at a yearly rent of 28 1/2 d. at the feasts of St. Andrew and St. Peter ad vincula; for which grant Adam has given 1/ 2 mark. WITNESSES: James, son of Thurstan, Richard Bulloc, Thurstan de Biseg, William de Neuham, Adam Ledet, Robert de Frenosa, Walter the clerk of Chadleswich, et al. With 1 seal (4 cm.) of green wax, pendant on a tag, bearing arms and the legend: + SIGILL * YAMIS * DE * BISEIG. HOL# -BHI9121-5 I. De Biseig, James. II. De Baddesley Ralph. III. De Baddesley, Adam. IV. De Baddesley, Thurstan. V. Ledet, Adam. VI. De Newham, William. VII. Bulloc, Richard. VIII. De Biseig, Thurstan. IX. De Frenosa, Robert. X. De Chadleswich, Walter. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Baddesley. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Baddesley (England)--Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 164

Grant, ca. 1220. 1 item : parchment ; 11.5 x 18.5 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by Brother Alan Martell, minister of the Knights Templar in England, with the assent of their Eastern Chapter at Dinesl' (Herts.), to Robert de Bereford of the tenement which the said Robert held of Walter his brother in Bereford (Warwics.), namely the tenement which Walter gave to the Knights Templar in perpetual alms, at a rent of 13d. a year, and a heriot such as their other free men pay at death. WITNESSES: Brothers Maurice and Peter, chaplains, Brother Robert de Samford, Brother John Flandrense, Brother Thomas Russel, Brother Walter de Hareby, Brother Richard de Bello Grando, Brother Roger de Insula, Brother Roger de Bulingbroc, Brother Walter de Feriby, Brother Warin, Brother Arnulf de Osanvill, et al. With 1 seal (3 cm.) of green wax, pendant on a tag, bearing a device: a horse; with the legend: + SIGILLUM ... E ... HOL# -BHJ2209-8 I. Martell, Alan, Brother. II. De Bereford, Robert. III. De Bereford, Walter. IV. Maurice, Brother, chaplain. V. Peter, Brother, chaplain. VI. De Sandford, Robert, Brother. VII. John, Brother, of Flanders. VIII. Russell, Thomas, Brother. IX. De Hareby, Walter, Brother. X. De Bello Grando, Richard, Brother. XI. Roger, Brother, of the Isle. XII. De Bolingbroke, Roger, Brother. XIII. De Ferriby, Walter, Brother. XIV. Warin, Brother. XV. De Osanvill, Arnulf, Brother. SUBJECTS: 1. Templars--England-- Warwickshire--Charters, grants, privileges. 2. Templars--England-- Hertfordshire--Charters, grants, privileges. 3. Deeds--England-- Warwickshire. 4. Deeds--England--Barford. 5. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges 6. Barford (England)-- Charters, grants, privileges. 7. Dinsley, Temple (England).

 

Deeds 167

Grant, ca. 1200. 1 item : parchment ; 11.5 x 16.5 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by Richard, son of Ernisius, to William Bacun and his heirs of that land which is between the land which Herbert, son of Jordan, held, and which Roger, son of Herbert, held, at a yearly rent of 12d. For this grant, William has given 1/2 mark. WITNESSES: William de Brinkel', Gerard the vinter, Gerard his son, Richard de Aula, Mathew, son of Roger, Hugh, son of Martin, Richard de Warewic, John the mercer, Walter Bulli, William Blundo the smith, Haldane Careter, Gilvert Carnifice the butcher? , Hugh the butcher, Richard, son of Akus, Nicholas, son of Everard, et al. With 1 seal (3.5 cm.) of white/amber wax, pendant on a tag, bearing a device: a bird with outstretched wings; with the legend: + SIGIL' RICARDI FILII ERNISII. HOL# -BHJ2379-5 I. Richard, son of Ernisius. II. Bacon, William. III. Herbert, son of Jordan. IV. Roger, son of Herbert. V. De Brinklow, William VI. Gerard, the vintner. VII. Gerard, son of Gerard the vintner. VIII. De Aula, Richard. IX. Mathew, son of Roger. X. Hugh, son of Martin. XI. Richard, of Warwick. XII. John, the mercer. XIII. Bulli, Walter. XIV. Blundo, William, the smith. XV. Carter, Haldane. XVI. Gilbert, the butcher. XVII. Hugh, the butcher. XVIII. Richard, son of Akus. XIX. Nicholas, son of Everard. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Brinklow? 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Brinklow? (England)--Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 170

Grant, ca. 1200. 1 item : parchment ; 11 x 17.5 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by Walter de Daivill to Richard de Aula of Covintry of all that "cultura" upon Hulle without Covintry which William Marescall held and which he gave to Lettice, daughter of Richard de Sutton, his granddaughter at a rent of 12d. a year. For this grant, Richard has given 11 marks. WITNESSES: Henry de Buschevill, Richard de Stivechal, Viellus de Folkeshull, Nicholas, son of Nicholas, Richard de Worcester, Vincent, Swain the parker, Robert the vintner, William de Wilnhal, William de Repend', Richard the goldsmith, Robert de Stok, William Crude, et al. With 1 seal (4.5 cm.) of green wax, pendant on a tag, bearing arms; with the legend: + SIGILL' WALTERI DE DAEVILL'. HOL# -BHJ2480-5 I. De Daevill, Walter. II. De Aula, Richard. III. Marshall, William. IV. De Sutton, Richard. V. De Sutton, Lettice. VI. De Buschevill, Henry. VII. De Stivichall, Robert. VIII. De Foleshill, Viellus. IX. De Worcester, Richard. X. De Willenhall, William. XI. Nicholas, son of Nicholas. XII. Vincent. XIII. Swain, the parker. XIV. Robert, the vintner. XV. De Repton, William. XVI. Richard, the goldsmith. XVII. De Stok, Robert. XVIII.Crude, William. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Coventry. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Coventry (England) --Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 203

Grant, 1358, July 20. 32 Edward III. 1 item : parchment ; 10 x 27.5 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by Alice, late the wife of John Crumpe of Coventry, to Thomas Parkere of Coventry of a messuage in Coventry in "le Coulane," lying between the tenement of John Boner and a tenement pertaining to the chapel of Coppeston of Coventry and extending from the said lane to the land of Richard Gonere next "le Rede Dyche." Given at Coventry on 20 July, 32 Edward III. WITNESSES: William Botmy, mayor of Coventry, Thomas de Shepeye, bailiff of Coventry, Henry Alcok, bailiff of Coventry, Walter de Stoke, John Belvyle, et al. With 1 seal (2.3 cm.) of red wax, pendant on a tag, bearing arms, with a legend. HOL# -BHJ9053-0 I. Crump, John. II. Crump, Alice. III. Parker, Thomas. IV. Boner, Richard. V. Gonere, Richard. VI. Botmy, William, mayor of Coventry. VII. De Sheppey, Thomas. VIII. Alcock, Henry. IX. De Stoke, Walter. X. Belvyle, John. SUBJECTS: 1. Coppeston Chapel (Coventry, England) 2. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 3. Deeds--England--Coventry. 4. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Coventry (England) --Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 206

Mortgage, 1576, Oct. 17. 18 Elizabeth I. 1 item : parchment ; 14.5 x 29 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Mortgage by Thomas Parsons of Bynton (Warwicks.) to George Parsons of Somborne, in the parish of Coughton (Warwicks.) for 30d. of a croft with a barn in the parish of Henleie (Warwicks.) now in the occupation of William Plante and lying between land late of Thomas Stok, now of Robert Gaunte and land late of William Hemmynges and now of John Whateleie, along with all other his lands, meadows etc., in the same parish. Done on 17 October, 18 Elizabeth. Signed: Thomas Parsons. With 1 seal (1.8 cm) of red wax, bearing the initials "LW." HOL# -AOB4929-7 I. Parsons, Thomas. II. Parsons, George. III. Stoke, Thomas. IV. Gaunte, Robert. V. Hemmings, William. VI. Whately, John. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Henley-in-Arden. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Henley-in-Arden (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Coughton (England) 6. Sambourne (England) 7. Binton (England).

 

Deeds 223

Agreement, 1336, August 1. 10 Edward III. 1 item : parchment ; 15 x 24 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Whereas Henry de Langele of Coventre, son of John de Langele, has granted and quitclaimed to Henry de Geddyngg and Alice his wife, mother of the said Henry de Langele, all his right in his lands, etc., in Coventre and Eton (Warwicks.), and Hynkele (Leics.), and whereas Henry de Langele is bound to Henry de Geddyngg in the sum of 100 by a certain writing obligatory, that said Henry de Geddyngg grants that if Henry de Langele levies a fine before the justices to the said Henry and Alice his wife of all the aforesaid lands, etc., and pays the necessary expenses, the said bond shall then be null and void, otherwise it is to remain in force. Done at London on Thursday on the feast of St. Peter ad vincula, 10 Edward III. With 1 seal (2.4 cm.) of red wax, pendant on a tag, bearing arms, with the legend: * S' HENRICI DE LANGELEYE. HOL# -BHJ9599-0 I. De Langley, Henry. II. De Langley, John. III. De Geding, Henry. IV. De Geding, John. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Leicestershire. 3. Deeds--England--Berkshire. 4. Deeds-- England--Coventry. 5. Deeds--England-- Eton. 6. Deeds--England--Hinckley. 7. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 8. Berkshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 9. Leicestershire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 10. Coventry (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 11. Eton (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 12. Hinckley (England)-- Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 231

Grant, 1349, August 28. 23 Edward III. 1 item : parchment ; 19 x 28 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by John de Langeleye and Alice, late wife of Thomas de Colleshull, to John de Deneford of a messuage, shops, cottages, etc., in Coventr' on the Friday after St. Bartholomew the Apostle, 23 Edward III. WITNESSES: Nicholas, mayor of Coventr', Richard Frobeyn, William de Happisfford, bailiffs of Coventr', Walter de Whitewebbe, Henry de Dodenhal. With 2 seals of red wax, pendant on a tags: (1) (2 cm.) bearing arms, with the legend: SIGILL' IOHANNIS DE LANGELE; (2) (2 cm.) bearing a device, with the legend: ALICIAE (?). HOL# -BHJ9802-7 I. De Langley, John. II. De Langley, Alice. III. De Coleshill, Thomas. IV. Nicholas, mayor of Coventry. V. Frobeyn, Richard. VI. De Hapsford, William. VII. De Whitewebbe, Walter. VIII. De Dodenhal, Henry. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Coventry. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Coventry (England) --Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 235

Grant, 1359, August 14. 33 Edward III. 1 item : parchment ; 10 x 27 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by John Spencer of Wolneye to Richard Belers of Coventr', merchant, of a messuage and croft in Coventr' in Gosford Street vico de Gosford without the bridges, adjoining a tenement of the guild of the Blessed Mary of Coventr' other bounds given . Dated at Coventr' on Wednesday, the vigil of the Assumption of the Blessed Mary, 33 Edward III. WITNESSES: Henry Clerk, mayor of Coventr', Sewall de Bulkynton, Robert de Whatton, bailiffs of Coventr', Thomas de Bretford, Richard atte Halle, John le Mareschal, Robert Cook, mercer. With 1 seal (2.5 cm.) of red wax, pendant on a tag, bearing arms (2 leopards passant), with the legend: SIGILLUM * RI ... HOL# -BHJ9950-3 I. Spenser, John. II. Belers, Richard. III. Clerk, Henry, mayor of Coventry. IV. De Bulkinton, Sewall. V. De Whatton, Robert. VI. De Bretford, Thomas. VII. Atte Hall, Richard VIII. Le Marschal, John. IX. Cook, Robert. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Coventry. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Coventry (England) --Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Wolvey (England).

 

Deeds 246

Receipt, 1412, October 3. 14 Henry IV. 1 item : parchment ; 9 x 27 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Acknowledgement by Brother Thomas Ferreby, monk and treasurer of the Cathedral and Regular Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Coventr', of the receipt, on behalf of the prior and convent of the said church, from William Belgrave, master of the guild of the Holy Trinity, Coventr', of the sum of 10 of the amount due for the previous year on account of an annuity owed to the said prior and convent by the vill of Coventr'. Dated at the priory in Coventry on the feast of St. Denis the Martyr, 14 Henry IV. With 1 seal (3 cm.) of brown wax, oval, pendant on a tongue, bearing a device: an eagle with outstretched wings; with the legend: * S ...... RIE COVE. Described as "the seal which I used in this office of treasurer ." HOL# -BHK3163-6 I. Ferreby, Thomas. II. Belgrave, William. III. Coventry Cathedral. IV. Coventry. Guild of the Holy Trinity. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Coventry. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Coventry (England) --Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 278

Grant, 1410, October 8. 12 Henry IV. 1 item : parchment ; 9.5 x 32 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by John Cokkes of Lylleburn, Richard Toft, vicar of the church of Newbolde, and Richard Stoke, parson of the church of Shathewell, to Thomas de Meryngton and Margerie his wife of a messuage in Coventre situated in Much Park Street vico parci maioris between the tenement of John, son of Richard Clerk of Coventry, merchant, on the one side, and the tenement of William Corby on the other, and extending the length of the king's highway on one side and the ditch called "Rededych" on the other; which they had of the gift and feoffment of the said Thomas. Given at Coventry on 8 October, 12 Henry IV. WITNESSES: William Belgrave, mayor of Coventry, Nicholas Dodenhale and Peter de Weston, bailiffs of Coventry, John Preston, William Whytchirch, John Northewod, John Ofchirch, clerk. With 3 seals of red wax, pendant on a tags: (1) (1.2 cm.) octagonal, bearing arms, with the initials IOH; (2) (2.5 cm.) bearing arms, with a legend (illegible); (3) (1.1 cm.) bearing a device: a rose, with the initial R. HOL# -BHK7486-6 I. Cookes, John. II. Toft, Richard. III. Stoke, Richard. IV. De Merington, Thomas. V. De Merington, Margery. VI. Preston, John. VII. Whytchurch, William. VIII. Ofchurch, John. IX. Corby, William. X. Belgrave, William. XI. Dodenhale, Nicholas. XII. Weston, Peter. XIII. Northwood, John. XIV. Richard. XV. John. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Coventry. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Coventry (England) --Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Shawell (England) 6. Newbold-on-Avon (England) 7. Lilbourne (England).

 

Deeds 308

Grant, 1355, Nov. 22. 29 Edward III. 1 item : parchment ; 9 x 25.5 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by Richard Ody of Brinkelowe to Henry and Richard, sons of Geoffrey le Portere of the the same, of 2 roods of arable land and 2 headlands of meadow in Brinkelowe bounds given . Dated at Brinkelowe on the Wednesday after St. Edmund the Archbishop, 29 Edward III. WITNESSES: Henry Morice, William son of Thomas, Geoffrey Morice, John de Badyngton, Richard Edward. With 1 seal (2 cm.) of white wax (fragment). HOL# -APZ4588-2 I. Ody, Richard. II. Le Porter, Geoffrey. III. Le Porter, Richard. IV. Le Porter, Henry. V. Morrice, Henry. VI. Morrice, Geoffrey. VII. De Badington, John. VIII. Edward, Richard. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Brinklow. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Brinklow (England) --Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 333

Grant, 1348, June 14. 22 Edward III. 1 item : parchment ; 9 x 20 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by Richard le Kyng of Brinkelowe to Geoffrey le Porter of Brinkelowe and Joan his wife, in tail, of a fourth part of a burgage in Brinkelowe between the tenement of Richard Edward and William Margerysone; reversion, in default of issue, to Richard. Given at Brinkelowe on the Saturday after St. Barnabas the Apostle, 22 Edward III. WITNESSES: Henry Morice, William de Craft, John son of William Colemon, Richard Edward, Geoffrey Morice. With 1 slit for a tag, seal missing. HOL# -APZ9685-1 I. Le Porter, Geoffrey. II. Le Porter, Joan. III. Le King, Richard. IV. Edward, Richard. V. Margerysone, William. VI. Morrice, Henry. VII. Craft, William de. VIII. Coleman, John. IX. Coleman, William. X. Morrice, Geoffrey. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Brinklow. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Brinklow (England) --Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 376

Arbitration in city of Coventry vs. Briscoe, 1474, September 12. 14 Edward IV. 1 item : parchment ; 23.5 x 33.5 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Letters of Robert Atterton, late mayor of the city of Coventr', Henry Boteler, recorder of the same city, William Stafford, master of the Trynyte Gilde of the same, Richard Braytofte the elder, Edmund Brogrene, John Wilgrice, Thomas Bradmedowe, William Saunders, and John Thrumpton, late mayors of the said city, John Hadley, Thomas Doune, William Horseley, John Seman, and William Thistilton, late sheriffs of the said city, testifying as to the terms of the award of George Burneby, John Hathewyk, Thomas Cotes, and Robert Otur', arbitrators in a dispute between the mayor and commonalty of Coventy and William Briscowe, as to a piece of land beside the new gate of Coventry, between the skinners buttes and the water of Shirburn and common pasture, drained by the said William Briscowe in an action of trespass sued by him against the said mayor and commonalty for entering into the said pieces of land.  In which action, the said arbitrators and other personsempannelled made their award that the said William should utterly lose his foresaid action against the mayor and commonalty, and further that certain actions brought by the said William Briscowe against John Wilfice in the King's Bench should be invlidated in the same manner. Deliverd on 1 July, 13 Edward IV. WITNESSES: the above mentioned. With 6 seals of red wax, pendant on tags, with 8 other seals missing: (1) broke, bearing a device: a scallop shell; (2) (1.3 cm.) bearing arms; (3) (1 cm.) effaced; (4) (1.5 cm.) bearing a device; (5) (1 cm.); (6) (1.3 cm.) bearing the intial W, surrounded by a crown. HOL# -BHL5819-9 I. Atterton, Robert, mayor of Coventry. II. Boteler, Henry. III. Stafford, Henry. IV. Braytofte, Richard, the Elder. V. Brogrene, Edmund, mayor of Coventry. VI. Wilgrice, John, mayor of Coventry. VII. Bradmedowe, Thomas, mayor of Coventry. VIII. Saunders, William, mayor of Coventry. IX. Thrumpton, John, mayor of Coventry. X. Doune, Thomas, sheriff of the city of Coventry. XI. Hadley, John, sheriff of the city of Coventry. XII. Horseley, William, sheriff of the city of Coventry. XIII. Seman, John, sheriff of the city of Coventry. XIV. Thistilton, William, sheriff of the city of Coventry. XV. Burneby, George. XVI. Otur, Robert. XVII. Hathewyk, John. XVIII. Cotes, Thomas. XIX. Briscoe, William. SUBJECTS: 1. Coventry (England). Guild of the Holy Trinity. 2. Deeds--England-- Warwickshire. 3. Deeds--England--Coventry. 4. Warwickshire (England)-- Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Coventry (England)--Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 402

Grant, 1329, March 3. 3 Edward III. 1 item : parchment ; 25 x 26.5 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by Lucy, daughter and heir of the late Richard Osomond of Wolficheston (Warwicks.), in her widowhood, to Nicholas Tryminel, knight, and Mabel his second wife and to John, son of the same Nicholas and Mabel, of her chief messuage, land, estates in the vills of Wolfricheston and Merston, which descended to her after the death of the said Richard, her father, to hold to them and the heirs of the body of John, with successive remainders to Thomas, the brother of John, and the heirs of his body, and to the right heirs of Nicholas and Mabel. Given at Wolfrycheston on the Saturday after St. Chad the bishop, 3 Edward III. WITNESSES: John de Turvill, Guy le Breton, Henry de Hockele, Robert Salamon, Nicholas Abovetown, Henry Abovetown, Ralph Hert. With 1 seal (2 cm.) of white wax, bearing the device: an agnus dei with the legend: + ECCE AGNUS DEI. HOL# -BBZ2915-1 I. Osmond, Richard. II. Osmond, Lucy. III. Trimnell, Nicholas, Sir. IV. Trimnell, Mabel. V. Trimnell, John. VI. Hurt, Ralph. VII. De Turvill, John. VIII. Le Breton, Guy. IX. Hockley, Henry. X. Salamon, Robert. XI. Abovetown, Nicholas. XII. Abovetown, Henry. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Wolverston. 3. Deeds-- England--Marston. 4. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Wolverston (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 6. Marston (England)-- Charters, grants, privileges.

 

 

Deeds 494

Bargain and Sale, 1611 February 20. 8 James I. 1 item : parchment ; 55 x 65 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Bargain and sale by William Ichinor of Packwood (Warwicks.), yeoman, to Thomas Spencer of Clarendon (Warwicks.) , esq.,and Oliver Dawlton of Clarendon, gentlemen, for 10 6s. of a messuage, etc., and appurtenances called "Potters" in Packwood aforesaid, with "Breachmeadow" adjoining the tenement, Robert Fullwood and the king's highway on the "Hempclose" between the king's highway and the land of William Smyth, the "Hillfeylot", and land of Robert Fullwood and William Smyth, the "Hillfeyld meadowe" adjacent to it, and the meadow now late of Phillip Shildon, with the "longmeadowe" and "famefeylds" adjacent, and also one little meadow called "woodmeadowe" with its appurtenances lying in Packwood between or near the land of the said Robert Fullwood, a close now or late in the tenure of William Shaxper and the king's highway. Given on 20 February, 8 James I. Signed: Thomas Spencer, Oliver Dalton. WITNESSES: Richard Rowley, Christopher Fleckwell, John Keene, mark of Thomas Gilbert. With 2 seals of red wax: (1) (2 cm.)effaced; armorial with six quarterings. (2) (1.5 cm.) bearing initials "OD". HOL# -BCK1727-9 I. Ichinor, William. II. Spencer, Thomas. III. Dalton, Oliver. IV. Fullwood, Robert. V. Smith, William. VI. Gilbert, Thomas. VII. Shildor, Philip. VIII. Rowley, Richard. IX. Fleckwell, Christopher. X. Keene, John. SUBJECTS: 1. Shakespeare, William, 1564- 1616. 2. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 3. Deeds--England--Packwood. 4. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Packwood (England) --Charters, grants, privileges. 6. Claverdon (England).

 

Deeds 497

Agreement, 1608 March 4. 5 James I. 1 item : parchment ; 27.5 x 44 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Agreement between Thomas Spencer of Claverden in the county of Warwick, esq., of the one part, and Thomas Lovett of Nuthurst in the parish of Hampton in Arden, gentleman, and Nicolas Sly of Tanworth in the said county, yeoman, of the other part, witnessing an assignment (in consideration of 20) by Thomas Spencer to Thomas Lovett and Nicolas Sly of his interest and term of years in all that parcell of land called "long croft" in the parish of Lapworth containing an estimated 6 acres, lying between 2 lanes leading from Lapworth towards Packwood and extending in length from the lands of Richard Mountford at the upper, and southward to the land between "Longcroft" and the land of John Fetherston of Packwood, yeoman at the other end, and also one meadow called "Brytts Meadowe" in the said parish of Lapworth, estimated at 4 acres, bounded by a lane leading from Lapworth toward Packwood on the north side and the land belonging to said John Fetherston of at a yearly rate of 6d. Given on 4 March, 5 James I . Signed: Thomas Spencer. WITNESSES: Richard Rouley, Francys Woodford, mark of Robert Homes. With 1 seal (2 cm.) of red wax, bearing arms. HOL# -AQG7482-8 I. Spencer, Thomas. II. Lovett, Thomas. III. Sly, Nicholas. IV. Jennings, William. V. Mountford, Richard. VI. Fetherston, John. VII. Rowley, Richard. VIII. Woodford, Francis. IX. Homes, Robert. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Lapworth. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Lapworth (England) --Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Tanworth-in-Arden (England) 6. Claverdon (England) 7. Hampton-in- Arden (England) 8. Nuthurst (England) 9. Packwood (England).

 

Deeds 523

Bargain and sale, 1553, Jan. 21. 6 Edward VI. 1 item : parchment 29.5 x 48 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Bargain and sale by Clement Throkmerton of Clarverdon alias Claredon in the county of Warick, esq., to Cuthbert Joynour of the city of Coventy, draper, Christopher Warene of the same city, daper, Henry Over of the same, mercer, John Tallontis of the same, goldsmith, Thomas Keyvet of the same, draper, John Wayde of the same, mercer, and John Nethermyle of the same, draper, of the mansion or hall of the guild of Corpus Christi in the parish of the Holy Trinity, Coventry, and all the buildings, cellars, solars, stables, gardens, fountains, etc., lying in "le West Orcharde" within the city of Coventry late of the said guild, with the reversion thereof and the rents and profits on certain demises of the premises; all of which he purchased of William Myldmay of Chelmsforde in Essex, gentleman, and Thomas Mundes of Springfeild in the same county, husbandman, by deed dated 25 June 4 Edward VI and which they had of the royal grant by letters patent dated 1 February 4 Edward VI: the premises came to the crown in virtue of the Act of Parliament 1 Edward VI for the dissolution of colleges, chantries, guilds, etc., and are to be held of the manor of Estgrenewiche in free socage. Thomas Gregorye of Coventry is appointed attorney to deliver seisin. Given on 21 Jan. 6 Edward VI. Signed: Clement Throkmerton. With 1 seal (1.6 cm.) or red wax, bearing the Throkmorton crest: a falcon belled and jeased or. HOL# -BCT5893-0 I. Throckmorton, Clement. II. Joynour, Cuthbert. III. Warene, Christopher. IV. Over, Henry. V. Tallontis, John. VI. Keyvet, Thomas. VII. Wayde, John. VIII. Nethermyle, John. IX. Muldman, William. X. Mundes, Thomas. XI. Gregory, Thomas. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Coventry. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Coventry (England) --Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Claverdon (England) 6. Springfield (Essex, England) 7. Chelmsford (England).

 

Deeds 529

Demise, 1605, Sept. 27. 3 James I. 1 item : parchment ; 22 x 33.5 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Demise by William Fetherston of Packwood in the county of Warwick, yeoman, to John Fetherston, yeoman, of a messuage and close in Bentley Heath in the parish of Solihull, late in the occupation of Barnaby Holbacke of Solihull and now in the tenure of Thomas Mountforde, for 80 years, if Willliam so long live, from the death of William Fetherston, their father, nowdeceased, for a sum of 10d. and such further sum as Thomas Grene of the Middle Temple shall fix in writing. William the father had assured the premises to William the son for the said term (if he should so long live) by indenture tripartite date 10 April 42 Elizabeth. Given on 27 September, 3 James I. Signed: William Fetherston. WITNESSES: Richard Greene, William Thorpe, John Palmer, Richard Millward; marks of Thomas Gilbard, and William Persone. With 1 seal (2 cm.) of red wax, bearing a device: illegible. HOL# -BCU8697-0 I. Fetherston, William, sr. II. Fetherston, John. III. Fetherston, William, sr. IV. Holbache, Barnaby. V. Mountforde, Thomas. VI. Millward, Richard. VII. Greene, Thomas. VIII. Greene, Richard. IX. Thorpe, William. X. Palmer, John. XI. Gilbard, Thomas. XII. Person, William. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Bentley Heath. 3. Deeds--England--Sulihull. 4. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Packwood (Warwickshire, England) 6. Sulihull (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 7. Bentley Heath (England)--Charters, grants, privileges.8. Middle Temple (London, England).

 

Deeds 552

Grant, 1601, April 22. 43 Elizabeth I. 1 item : parchment ; 31 x 46 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by William Fetherson the Elder of Packewoode (Warwicks.),yeoman, John Fetherston, son and heir apparent of the said William, and William Fetherston, youngest son of William, to John Bennett of Rowington (Warwicks.), yeoman, for divers goods and considerations, of a messuage in the city of Coventrie in the county Warwick, in a certain street caled "Sponestreet," late in the occupation of John Sadler,, and the rents, reversion, etc., thereof; and also 1 orchard with its appurtenances lying in Greate Kington (Warwicks.), now or late in the occupation of one William Burton, between the land of the Lady Jane Puckeringe, widow, on the one part, and the land of the said John Fetherston called "The Woole Howse" on the other side, and the rents, etc., thereof; which the grantor, the said William, had of the aforesaid William Burton as specified in an indenture tripartite dated the 10 April, 42 Elizabeth I , made between William Fetherston on the one part and Reginald Browne, Robert West, William Hopkins, and John Bennet on the other part. Given on 22 April, 43 Elizabeth I , with appointment of Thomas Masters, yeoman, their attorney to deliver seisin of the orchard. Signed by William Fetherston, jr., John Fetherston. WITNESSES: endorsed - William Fetherston; witnesses to delivery of orchard - Leonard Court, William Symes his mark, Richard Pygeon his mark; witnesses to delivery of tenement in county - William Hopkins, Thomas Richards, Rychard Synnan, Francis Cox, John Smythe. Indenture, with 3 seals of red wax, pendant on tags: (1) (1.8 cm.) bearing a device: a dog; (2) (1.8 cm.) bearing a device: a cock; (3) (1.8 cm.) bearing a device: a bird. HOL# -BCX0488-9 I. Fetherston, William, sr. II. Fetherston, William, sr. III. Fetherston, John. IV. Bennett, John. V. Sadler, John. VI. Masters, Thomas. VII. Court, Thomas. VIII. Pygeon, Richard. IX. Synnam, Richard. X. Burton, William, 1575-1645. XI. Puckeringe, Jane, Lady. XII. Browne, Reginald. XIII. West, Robert. XIV. Hopkins, William. XV. Symes, William. XVI. Richards, Thomas. XVII. Cox, Francis. XVIII. Smythe, John. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Coventry. 3. Deeds-- England--Kington. 4. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Coventry (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 6. Kington (England)-- Charters, grants, privileges. 7. Packwood (Warwickshire, England) 8. Rowington (Warwickshire, England).

 

Deeds 572

Assignment, 1587, November 15. 29 Elizabeth I. 1 item : parchment ; 26 x 38 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Assignment by Richard Saunders of Styehall, alias Stevechall, "in the county of the city of Coventry," husbandman, to William Feitherston of Packwood "in the county of Warwick," yeoman, of a sum of 40 due him from Ambrose Rowse of Coventry, baker, upon a bond bearing the date 16 December last. Signed by: mark of Richard Saunders. With 1 seal (1.3 cm.) of red wax, bearing a device from which Richard Saunders' mark derives. HOL# -BCY1622-9 I. Saunders, Richard. II. Fetherston, William. III. Rowse, Ambrose. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Packwood. 3. Deeds-- England--Coventry. 4. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Coventry (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 6. Packwood (England)-- Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 595

Lease, 1641, Sept. 13. 17 Charles I. 1 item : parchment ; 27 x 52 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Lease by William Kempson of Hillburrow House in the county of Warwick, gentleman, and Mary his wife to William Price of Packwood in the county aforesaid, yeoman. Whereas Oliver Dalton, late of Henley in Arden in the said county, gentleman, deceased, was seised of a messuage in Packwood called or known by the name of the Ivye House with diverse close and meadow, etc., reputed to be appertaining and belonging thereunto; and did by his last will and testament dated 31 August 1636 devise them to Margaret his wife, now deceased for a term of 99 years, and on her death to his daughter Mary, now the wife of William Kempson, for the unoccupied portion of the 99 years - Now this indenture leases the premises to William Price for a term of 80 years, if Ann, wife of William Price, and William and John his sons, or any of them, shall so long live.  Rent: 2s. or a couple of capons to Mary Itchew of Tamworth, widow; and after her death 16, 5s. yearly. With various notes: a discharge of homage witnessed by Simon Dinoly, clerk, and John Millard; a later note to the effect that William Kempson discharge William Price of an annuity of 20s. to be paid out of the property, as per the will of the late Oliver Dalton - witnesses by Richard Kempson and Daniell Jordan. WITNESSES: Simon Dinoly, clerk, John Millard. Indenture, with 1 seal (1.2 cm.) of red wax, bearing a device. HOL# -BDA5057-7 I. Kempson, William. II. Kempson, Mary. III. Price, William. IV. Price, Ann. V. Price, William. VI. Price, John. VII. Dalton, Oliver. VIII. Dalton, Margaret. IX. Millard, John. X. Jordan, Daniel. XI. Itchenor, Mary. XII. Dinoly, Simon. XIII. Kempson, Richard. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Packwood. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Packwood (England) --Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Hillborough (England) 6. Henley-in-Arden (England).

 

Deeds 616

Grant, 1594, Oct. 30. 36 Elizabeth I. 1 item : parchment ; 13 x 26.5 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by Thomas Walforde of Claverdon, alias Claredon, in the county of Warwick, yeoman, and Roger Walforde, his son and heir apparent to Thomas, to Hugh Alforde, younger son of the said Thomas and brother of Roger, of a pasture of close of land with its appurtenances lying in the territory of Claverdon, between the land called Buckhayron and a lane called Alsett Oldlane, now in the tenure or occupation of the aforesaid Thomas. Signed by: Thomas Walford, Roger Walford. Witnesses (endorsed): Cle. Walford, John robins, Robert Booker. With 2 seals (each 1.5 cm.) of red wax, bearing the device: a ram's fleece and the intitials RB. HOL# -BDE7348-6 I. Walford, Thomas. II. Walford, Roger. III. Walford, Hugh. IV. Walford, Clement. V. Booker, Robert. VI. Robins, John. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Claverdon. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Claverdon (England)--Charters, grants, privileges.

 

 

Deeds 645

Grant, 1554, Aug. 31. 1 and 2 Philip and Mary. 1 item : parchment ; 30 x 36.5 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant in free-farm by Thomas Grymshawe of Lapworth in the county of Warwick, husbandman, and Agnes his wife, to John Cruar of Knoll in the county aforesaid, chaplain, and John Cruar, alias Reynoldes, of Knoll, for 10 in hand and a free-farm rent of 4 shillings yearly of a close of pasture, etc., called "Lightfeildes" in Packwood in the county of Warwick, which they lately had in fee of the foeffment of John Fulwood the Younger of Ullenhall in the county aforesaid; with appoinment of William Hychyner of Packwood and Martin Darker of Ball Soll, yeoman, their attorneys to deliver seisin. With 2 seal of red wax: (1) (1.4 cm.) bearing a cross; (2) (1.3 cm.) bearing a cipher. HOL# -BDM1314-4 I. Grimshaw, Thomas. II. Grimshaw, Agnes. III. Cruar, John. IV. Reynolds, Joan. V. Fulwood, John. VI. Hychyner, William VII. Darker, Martin. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Packwood. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Packwood (England) --Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Knowle (Warwickshire, England) 6. Temple (Warwickshire, England) 7. Lapworth (Warwickshire, England) 8. Balsall (England) 9. Ullenhall (England).

 

Deeds 663

Lease, 1638, April 10. 14 Charles I. 1 item : parchment ; 33.5 x 44.5 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Lease by Joane Gibbes of Packwood in the county of Warwick, widow, late the wife of George Gibbes of Packwood aforesaid, yeoman, deceased, to John Fetherston of Packwood, esquire, of all that messuage with its appurtenances, late in the occupation of Thomas Greathead, deceased, and all that parcel of ground called Orchard and one piece of land called the Crofte, and also a meadow called the Great Meadow, and one range ground called Cow Leasow, etc., all in Packwood, bounded by a certain heath of waste land called Light Heath, in consideration also of 158 for a term of 90 years. Signed by: John Fetherston. Witness (endorsed): Thomas Norton, William Palmer his mark, Lancelot Palmer, William Pine his mark. Indenture, with 1 seal (1.5 cm.) of red wax, oval, bearing arms. HOL# -BDT1121-0 I. Fetherston, John. II. Gibbs, Joanne. III. Gibbs, George. IV. Greathead, Thomas. V. Rowson, John. VI. Burret, Robert. VII. Norton, Thomas, fl. 1477. VIII. Palmer, William. IX. Palmer, Lancelot. X. Pine, William. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Packwood. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Packwood (England) --Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Lapworth (England) 6. Bramcote (England).

 

Deeds 671

Grant, 1601, Dec. 7. 44 Elizabeth I. 1 item : parchment ; 18 x 42.5 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by Thomas Ichener the Elder of the borough of Warwick, gentleman, and John Fetherston of Packwood in the county of Warwick, gentleman, to John Bennett of Packwoode, yeoman, for the sum of 30 of a cottage, 2 crofts, and a meadow in Packwoode, formerly in the occupation of Alice Finche, widow, and now in the occupation of Francis Shakespere. Signed by: Thomas Ichener, John Fetherston. Witness (signed): William Hopkins, William Bennett his mark, robert Naylor, Edward Allen, John Nayler, John Allen. With 2 seals of brown wax; (1) (1.8 cm.) bearing a device: a mythical beast?; (2) (1.7 cm.) bearing the initials IF. HOL# -BDT1341-7 I. Ichener, Thomas, the Elder. II. Fetherston, John. III. Bennett, John. IV. Finche, Alice. V. Shakespeare, Francis. VI. Hopkins, William. VII. Bennett, William. VIII. Nayler, Robert. IX. Nayler, John. X. Allen, John. XI. Allen, Edward. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Packwood. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Packwood (England) --Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Warwick (Warwickshire, England).

 

Deeds 690

Covenant to stand seised, 1624, September 1. 22 James I. 1 item : parchment ; 27 x 46 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Covenant between John Fetherston the Elder of Packwood (Warwicks.), yeoman, and William Fetherston his third son, witnessing that whereas John is seised in fee simple of a tenement, etc., and 1 meadow adjoining and also 3 closes, etc., one called Shepecot and the other Rinellels, lying in the parish and lordship of Haseley (Warwicks.) , late in the tenure or occupation of Robert Wright and now in the tenure and occupation of John Wilson; and also one other close or pasture with its appurtenances called Bornefield in Bewsall in the parish of Hatton, now or late in the occupation of William Gibbes, bounded by lands of John Fetherston, late of Richard Birdeland, called Ropefield, on the south side; the land of Thomas Smyth now in the tenure of Nicholas Woodams called Barnefield on the north side; and also one little coppice of wood "and the sayle thereof" lying in the parish of Haseley aforesaid. By this deed, the aforesaid John will stand seised of the premises to the following uses: to his own son for his life, then to the use of the said William in tail, in default of issue to the use of Thomas Fetherston, youngest son of the said John in tail, and in default of issue to his own (John's) right heirs forever. Signed: William Fetherston. WITNESSES: William Hopkins the Elder, William Baylie his mark. Indenture, with 1 seal (1.2 cm.) of red wax, pendant on a tag. HOL# -BHA8290-2 I. Fetherston, John, the Elder. II. Fetherston, William. III. Fetherston, Thomas. IV. Wright, Robert. V. Wilson, John, 1595-1674. VI. Gibbs, William. VII. Birdeland, Richard. VIII. Smyth, Thomas. IX. Woodams, Nicholas. X. Baylie, William. XI. Hopkins, William, the Elder. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Hasley. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Packwood (England) 5. Haseley (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 6. Hatton (England).

 

Deeds 695

Grant, 1476, May 20. 16 Edward IV. 1 item : parchment ; 8.5 x 29 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by William Maynard of Brinkelow the Elder, and John Lalford of Brinkelow to Thomas Marchall, son and heir of John Marchall, and to Alice, wife of the said John, of a burgage with its appurtenances in Brinkelow Warwicks. , bounded by the land of the rector and that of John Newcom, which the grantees had of the gift and feoffment of John Marchall. Given at Brinkelow on the 20th of May, 16 Edward IV. WITNESSES: Sir Thomas Drowght, rector of Brinkelow, Thomas Partrick of Brinkelow, the Elder, John Bruer of Brinkelow, Richard Newcom of Brinkelow. With 2 seals of red wax, pendant on tags: (1) (1.4 cm.) effaced; (2) (1.3 cm.) bearing the initial W. HOL# -BHB1720-0 I. Maynard, William. II. Lulford, John. III. Marchall, Thomas. IV. Marchall, John. V. Marchall, Alice. VI. Newcome, John. VII. Drowght, Thomas, Sir. VIII. Partrick, Thomas. IX. Brewer, John. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Brinklow. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Brinklow (England) --Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 696

Marriage settlement, 1663, December 21. 15 Charles II. 1 item : parchment ; 32.5 x 52 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Articles of agreement between (1) Sarah Welles, wife of John Welles of Water Orton in the parish of Aston iuxta Birmingham (Warwicks.), yeoman, relict and executrix of Francis Fetherston, late of Shustocke (Warwicks.), gentleman, deceased, and Elizabeth Fetherston, youngest daughter of Francis and Sarah, (2) Michael Parker the Younger of the city of Coventry, clothier, and (3) John Fetherston of Packwood, esquire, William Fetherston of Studley, gentleman, and Thomas Fetherston, gentleman, son and heir apparent of the said John Fetherston.  In consideration of the marriage to be solemnized between Michael Parker and Elizabeth, it is agreed that Michael is to recieve 300 as Elizabeth's marriage portion: viz. 60 in money and 40 in household goods; in lieu of the remaining 200 a conveyance is to be made to him in tail of a messuage, land, etc., in Nether Whitaker (Warwicks.) which Francis Fetherston had left by will in trust to be sold to raise portions for his four younger children, of whom Elizabeth is one. If the 200 is paid to Michael in cast within 7 years of the marriage, this conveyance so made as above is to be null and void. With provision that if Michael predecease Elizabeth, he should leave her 200 in his will and the like interest in the above messuage - or 100 additional if the messuage revert to Sarah Welles. Signed: Sarah Welles, Elizabeth Fetherston, Matthew Parker, John Fetherston. Indenture tripartite, with 3 seals of red wax pendant on tags, + 3 tags for seal (unused): (1) (1.3 cm.) effaced; (2) (1.3 cm.) bearing arms; (3) (1.4 cm.) bearing a device: an anchor and winged heart. HOL# -BHB1752-8 I. Welles, Sarah. II. Welles, John. III. Fetherston, Sarah. IV. Fetherston, Francis. V. Fetherston, Elizabeth. VI. Fetherston, John. VII. Fetherston, William. VIII. Fetherston, Thomas. IX. Parker, Michael. X. Parker, Matthew. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Nether Witacre. 3. Marriage settlements--England-- Warwickshire. 4. Warwickshire (England)-- Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Nether Witacre (England) 6. Water Orton (England) 7. Aston Parish (England) 8. Birmingham (England) 9. Shustoke (England) 10. Coventry (England) 11. Packwood (England).

 

Deeds 710

Will of Richard Fulwood, 1503, February 22. 2 items : parchment ; 28.5 x 26 cm.; 12 x 32 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Testament of Richard Fulwode, esq., made 22 february 1502, in which he directs that his body after death be interred in the church at Tonworth before the altar of the Blessed Mary Virgin; and for the register of the church he bequeaths 12d.; to Dom William Harrys, vicar of the said church, 6s. 8d. to be paid out of what John Sydenahle owes him for the delivery of his charter; to the church at Tonworth, 6s. 8d.; to the friars minor of Coventry, 3s. 4d.; to other friars in the same town, 3s. 4d.; to the preaching friars of Warwick, 3s. 4d.; to the guild of Knolle, 6s. 8d.; to the guild of the holy Trinity of Henley-in- Arden, 3s. 4d.; to Henry Persoun, chaplain, for one trentale of masses to be celebrated for the salvation of his soul, 10s.; to Henry Broun late his servant, 6s. 8d.; to John Berell his servant, 20s.; to Emma his servant, 20s.; to John Hammond his servant, 3s. 4d.; to Joan Seel hisSeel his servant, 6s. 8d.; to the church at Lapworth, 6s. 8d.; to the church at Notehurst, 13s. 4d.; to William Stephens his servant 6 s. 8d.  He wills that his executors shall find one fit priest to celebrate for a whole year masses for his soul and for the souls of his parents, sons, and predecessors. And further he wills that Laurence Fulwoode his son shall have a cottage and a field in Notehurst called "Ryecrofte" and a croft in Tonworth called "Hucklowe" in which master Robert Arden and Richard Yeldshawe enfeoffed to the testator's use, to hold the said Laurence and his legitimate heirs, provided that Laurence not alienate the premises, save to Robert the testator's son and heir and his heirs. He wills also that Robert Fulwode his son and heir shall make an estate to the church wardens of Tonworth of a croft in Tonworth aforesaid called "Greves Crofte" under the condition that they for the time being shall keep two candles burning each Sunday and festival day during parish mass, one before the image of St. Thomas Martyr in the aforesaid church and the other before the image of the Blessed Henry the king in the same church.  The remainder of his goods after payments of his debts he wills to Agnes his wife and Robert his son and heir to dispose of as they think best for the good of his soul. He appoints as executors of his will and testament Agnes his wife, Robert his son and heir, master Robert Ardern, rector of Lapworth, and Richard Yelshawe, vicar of the church of Tonworth.  Letters of probate attached. With 2 seals of red wax, pendant on tags. HOL# -BHC7511-5 I. Fulwood, Richard. II. Fulwood, Laurence. III. Harris, William. IV. Sydenhale, John. V. Persoun, Henry. VI. Barell, John. VII. Hammond, John. VIII. Seel, Joan. IX. Stephens, William. X. Ardern, Robert. XI. Fulwood, Robert. XII. Fulwood, Agnes. XIII. Yelshawe, Richard. XIV. Church, Roger. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Tanworth-in-Arden. 3. Deeds--England--Henley-in-Arden. 4. Deeds--England--Coventry. 5. Deeds-- England--Warwick. 6. Deeds--England-- Knowle. 7. Deeds--England--Lapworth. 8. Deeds--England--Nuthurst. 9. Wills-- England--Warwickshire. 10. Wills--England --Canterbury. 11. Warwickshire (England)- -Charters, grants, privileges. 12. Tanworth-in-Arden (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 13. Henley-in-Arden (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 14. Coventry (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 15. Warwick (England)-- Charters, grants, privileges. 16. Knowle (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 17. Lapworth (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 18. Nuthurst (England)-- Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 726

Bond, 1584, May 2. 26 Elizabeth I. 1 item : parchment ; 27 x 38 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Bond of Richard Smythe of Grayes Inne (Midd.), yeoman, son and heir of Richard Smythe, late of the city of Coventry, deceased, to John Higginson of Cleybrooke (Leics.), clerk, in the sum of 300 to by paid if the said Richard Smythe the son fail to secure to the said John Higginson quiet possession of a messuage with a garden made in the time of Elizabeth Smythe, widow, situated in Gosforde Strate in the city of Coventry; or if he and Thomas Smythe of Abingdon and Joan the later's wife fail to make the said John Higginson a good estate in the same premisses, granted by deed bearing the date hereof. Given on 2 May, 26 Elizabeth I. Signed: Richard Smythe. Witnesses (endorsed): John Neuporte, John Harvey, Richard Vincente, William Carver. With 1 seal (1.7 cm.) of red wax, pendant on a tag, bearing arms. HOL# -BHE1987-7 I. Smythe, Richard, sr. II. Smythe, Richard, jr. III. Smythe, Thomas, Sir. IV. Smythe, Joan. V. Smythe, Elizabeth. VI. Higginson, John. VII. Newport, John. VIII. Harvey, John. IX. Vincente, Richard. X. Carver, William. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Coventry. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Coventry (England) --Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Abingdon (England) 6. Claybrooke (England) 7. Grays Inn.

 

 

Deeds 730

Assignment, 1630, December 30. 6 Charles I. 1 item : parchment ; 51 x 70 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Assignment by Richard Townsend of Warwick, esq., Edward Raynsford,

gentleman, and Thomas Davenport of London, gentleman, to William Bailies of Warwick, yeoman, of the residue of a term of 99 years requited by James I to Sir Francis Bacon, deceased, Sir John Daccombe, also deceased, then Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Thomas Murray, esq., also deceased, then secretary to the prince, his highness, afterwards King Charles I, Sir James Fullerton, one of the gentlemen of his majesty's bedchamber, Sir John Walter, now chief baron of his majesty's court of the Exchequer, and Sir Thomas Trevor, one of the justices of the said court, by indenture dated 10 January, 14 James I 1617 , in certain manors, etc., in Warwick, late parcel of the lands of John, late duke of Northumberland, except as in the said indenture is excepted; to hold to the grantee by copy of court roll at a yearly rent of 1s. 6d. Endorsed with a note of assignment by Richard Baylies, administrator of the lessee to William Fetherston of Studley (Warwicks.), gentleman, dated 16 June, 1638. Signed: Richard Townsend, Edward Raynsford, Thomas Davenport. Witnesses (endorsed): (for Thomas Davenport) John Gibbs, Thomas Bolton, Abraham Midelton, William Bolton; (for Richard Townsend) Thomas Douglas; (for Edward Rainsford) Edward Raynsford, jr., Thomas Douglas, George Wincot. Indenture, with 3 seals (1 missing) of red wax, pendant on tags: (1) (2 cm.) bearing a device; (2) (1.4 cm.) bearing arms. HOL# -BHE2168-5 I. Townsend, Richard. II. Raynsford, Edward. III. Davenport, Thomas. IV. Baylies, William. V. Baylies, Richard. VI. Fetherson, William. VII. Fetherston, John. VIII. Grie, William. IX. Loy, William. X. Greene, Richard. XI. Wood, Francis. XII. Gibbs, John. XIII. Bolton, Thomas. XIV. Midleton, Abraham. XV. Bolton, William. XVI. Douglas, Thomas. XVII. Raynsford, Edward. XVIII. Wincot, George. XIX. Dacombe, John, Sir, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, d. 1618. XX. Northumberland, John Dudley, Duke of 1502-1553. SUBJECTS: 1. Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626. 2. Murray, Thomas, Sir, 1564-1623. 3. Walter, John, Sir, 1566-1630. 4. Fullerton, Thomas, Sir. 5. Trevor, Thomas, Sir. 6. Deeds--England-- Warwickshire. 7. Warwickshire (England)-- Charters, grants, privileges. 8. Warwick (England) 9. Studley (England) 10. London (England).

 

Deeds 754

Assignment of Lease, 1646, June 10. 22 Charles I. 1 item : parchment ; 9 x 36 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Assignment by Richard Woodward of Avon Dassett (Warwicks.), gentleman, to John Fetherson of Packwood (Warwicks.), esq., of the residue of a term of 99 years in a messuage called the "Ivye Howse" in Packwood, now or late in the occupation of William Price. With a note stating that William Price did attorn tenant to John Fetherston by the payment of 1 3s. 9d., being part of his rent at Midsummer in the 1648, dated 23 October 1648 in the presence of Henry Palmer and John Philips. Signed: Ric. Woodward. Witnesses (endorsed): Anthony Kempson, Georeg Kempson, John Kempson. With 1 seal (1.8 cm.) of red wax, pendant on a tag, bearing a device: a dog (?). HOL# -BHE6500-3 I. Woodward, Richard. II. Fetherston, John. III. Price, William. IV. Palmer, Henry. V. Phillips, John. VI. Kempson, Anthony. VII. Kempson, George. VIII. Kempson, John. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Packwood. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Packwood (Warwickshire, England) 5. Avon Dassett (England).

 

Deeds 772

Demise, 1554, August 31. 1 and 2 Philip and Mary. 1 item : parchment ; 29 x 36 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Demise by Thomas Grymshawe of Lapworth (Warwicks.), husbandman, and Agnes his wife, to John Cruar of Knoll (Warwicks.), chaplain, and to John Cruar, otherwise called Reynolds of Knoll, of a close of pasture in Packwood (Warwicks.) called Lightfieldes, bounded by land of the lord of Packwood to the south; the land of Humphrey Conyngesby, gentleman, now in the tenure of Maurice Walker, to the north; and extending in length from the land of the aforesaid lord to the common heath; which close the grantors lately acquired from John Fulwood the Younger of Ullenhall (Warwicks.), to hold to them and the heirs of John at a rent of 4s. per annum. With appointment by the grantors of William Hychyner of Packwood and Martin Barker of Allsoll, yeomen, as their attorneys to deliver seisin. Given 31 August, 1 and 2 Philip and Mary. Signed: mark of Thomas Grymshawe, mark of Agnes Grymshawe. WITNESSES: Robartt Chewe, Roger Mortyboys, Baludwyn Pawmer, Wyllum Fetherston, Thomas Ichener the Younger, Wyllum Ichyner the Younger, Umffreg Grymshawe, Roger Grymshawe, George Grymshawe. Indenture, with 2 seals of red wax, pendant on tags: (1) (1.4 cm.) bearing a cipher; (2) (1.2 cm.). HOL# -BHF0564-1 I. Grimshaw, Thomas. II. Grimshaw, Agnes. III. Cruar, John. IV. Cruar, Joan. V. Reynolds, Joan. VI. Conyngesby, Humphrey. VII. Walker, Maurice. VIII. Fulwood, John. IX. Ichenor, William, the Younger. X. Barker, Martin. XI. Chewe, Robert. XII. Martyboys, Roger. XIII. Palmer, Baldwin. XIV. Fetherston, William. XV. Ichenor, Thomas, the Younger. XVI. Grimshaw, Humphrey. XVII. Grimshaw, Roger. XVIII. Grimshaw, George. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Packwood. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Packwood (England) --Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Lapworth (England) 6. Ullenhall (England) 7. Knowle (England) 8. Balsall (England).

 

Deeds 797

Revocation of Enfeoffment, 1639, May 16. 15 Charles I. 1 item : parchment ; 52 x 62.5 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Revocation by Thomas Field of Tamworth (Warwicks.), yeoman, of the indenture of feoffment dated 11 May, 9 Charles I 1633 , made between him on the one part, and William Fetherston, then of Packwood, gentleman, on the other confirming unto the said William Fetherston and Thomas Normansell all those 2 closes or pastures called "the Barneyardes" and all that close of land called "the Nethermost Clayfeild," alias "the Bottom," adjoining a meadow called "Shillpittes" and containing 2 acres; and also all that "dreyne or brook course" called by the name of all that "streame, brooke watercourse, and waterfall" running through the other closes; and also of free liberty of "ingresse, egresse, or regresse" at all times to "scoure or amend the said dreyne"; and also all that bank made in the "upper Clayfeild" over against "Fishers poole lead," together with a little plot of pasture or wood ground 2 perches in length and breadth; and also 1 close called "the Fordrowe";all of which premises are situated in Tamworth, and are now in the tenure of Thomas Field.  Said deed was on the express proviso that if the said Thomas Feild should be minded or disposed to alter or revoke all or any of the estates or uses in the said deed either by his sealed writing delivered before credible witnesses or in his last will and testament, that then it should be lawful for him to do so; and whereas also since the making of such estates in the certified deed specified, Margaret Feild, one of the daughters of the said Thomas Feild, has married and taken a husband, one Edward Willson, contrary to the good will and liking of her father, he is minded and determined by these presents to alter, revoke, and make void every such estate by him to her appointed. Now Thomas Feild declares substitution of the following uses, that is: to his own use for life and then to the uses of Philipp Feild his son and of Mary, Cicely, and Katherine Feild, three of his daughters; saving the use of "the Nethermost clayfeild" which is to remain in the first place, after his death, to the use of Cicely his wife, and then to Philipp, Mary, Cicely his daughter, and Katherine, as above. Signed: Thomas Feild. Witnesses (endorsed): John Fetherston, Isabella Fetherston, mark of Alice Robbinson, John Harborne. With 1 seal (2 cm.) of red wax, pendant on a tag, bearing the initials MIY. HOL# -BHG5743-3 I. Field, Thomas. II. Field, Philip. III. Field, Cicely. IV. Field, Mary. V. Field, Katherine. VI. Field, Margaret. VII. Fetherston, William. VIII. Fetherston, John. IX. Fetherston, Isabella. X. Normansell, Thomas. XI. Willson, Edward. XII. Harborne, John. XIII. Robbinson, Alice. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Tanworth-in-Arden. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Tanworth-in-Arden (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Packwood (England).

 

Deeds 807

Agreement of Fine, 1664, October 15. 16 Charles II. 1 item : parchment ; 27.5 x 52 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Agreement between John Parsons of Spernall (Warwicks.), gentleman, and Mary his wife, of the one part, and Thomas Fetherston of Packwood (Warwicks.), of the other; whereby the said John and Mary Parsons undertake before St. Andrew's day next to levy a fine to the said Thomas Fetherston of a capital messuage in 1 close or pasture called "Barneclose" other locations named in Spernall, of which John Parson is seized in tail general, with the intent that Thomas Fetherston shall stand seized thereof to the use of John and Mary and of their assigns. Signed: Thomas Fetherston. WITNESSES: Anthony Attwood, William Fetherston, jr., Thomas Fetherston, Jacob White, William Fetherston. Indenture, with 1 seal (1.8 cm.) of red wax, pendant on a tag, bearing arms. HOL# -BHG9965-9 I. Parsons, John. II. Parsons, Mary. III. Fetherston, Thomas. IV. Fetherston, William, sr. V. Fetherston, William, jr. VI. Attwood, Anthony. VII. White, Jacob. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Spernall. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Spernall (England) --Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Packwood (England).

 

Deeds 823

Grant, 1342, January 12. 15 Edward III. 1 item : parchment ; 10.5 x 28.5 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Grant by Peter de Montefort, lord of Belladeserto, to Adam Cokebule of Brailles, and John, son of John Martyn, of one 1/2 virgate of land in Brailles Superior which Henry Cokebule and Matillda his wife held of the grantor, to hold for their lives at a yearly rent of 12 silver solidi - 6 at the Feast of the Annunciation and 6 at Michaelmas - saving suit at the grantor's court of Brailles and heriot upon the death of either, the grantor vouching himself to warranty. Given at Munkespath on the Wednessah next after the Feast of the Circumcision, 15 Edward III. WITNESSES: William Attecoumiesheide de Brailles, Ralph Cokebule, Robert Haleweye, Symon White, et al. Indenture, with 1 seal (missing). HOL# -BHI1458-0 I. Montfort, Peter de, lord of Beaudesert. II. Cokebule, Adam. III. Cokebule, Henry. IV. Cokebule, Matilda. V. Cokebule, Ralph. VI. Brailes, Adam de. VII. Brailes, William de. VIII. Martyn, John, fl. 1649-1680. IX. Attecoumiesheide, William. X. Haleweye, Robert. XI. White, Simon. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Upper Brailes. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Upper Brailes (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Beaudesert (England).

 

Deeds 833

Quitclaim, 1401, July 16. 2 Henry IV. 1 item : parchment ; 9 x 21.5 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Quitclaim by John Notehurst, chaplain, to John Notehurst of Solyhull (Warwicks.), son of Thomas Notehurst, of all actions real or personal against him of trespass, covenant, debt, or account. Given at Kyngusibere on Saturday, the morrow of the Translation of St. Swythin, 2 Henry IV. With 1 seal (missing). HOL# -BHI2038-5 I. Notehurst, John. II. Notehurst, Thomas. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Solihull. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Solihull (England) --Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Kingsbury (England).

 

Deeds 834

Quitclaim, 1328, August 31. 2 Edward III. 1 item : parchment ; 5 x 26.5 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Quitclaim by Richard de Whitacr', lord of Elmedon, to Robert Lyber and Peter Lyber of all his rights and claim which he had by reason of the gift and feoffment of Ralph, son of Ralph de Cuylly, in all the lands and tenements and their appurtenances which Robert de Sheldon lately held in Merston Cuylly. Given at Elmedon on the Wednesday after the Beheading of St. John the Baptist, 2 Edward III. WITNESSES: Sir Roger de Cuylly, knight, Thomas de Solyhull, Ankecillo de Bracebroigg, William de Kyngesford, John de Belsmenile, et al. HOL# -BHI2046-6 I. De Whitacre, Richard, lord of Elmdon. II. Lyber, Robert. III. Lyber, Peter. IV. De Culey, Ralph, sr. V. De Culey, Ralph, jr. VI. De Sheldon, Robert. VII. De Solihull, Thomas. VIII. Bracebridge, Ankecillo. IX. De Kingsford, William. X. De Belsmenile, John. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Marston. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Marston (England)- -Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Elmdon (England).

 

 

Deeds 856

Grant, 1427, October 22. 6 Henry VI. 1 item : parchment

 

SUMMARY: Grant by Robert Pedder of Lemington to Ralph Blakesale, William Skrivner, John Squier, and William Whyte of land in Lemyngton. With 1 seal (missing) pendant on a tag. HOL# -BHL6136-0 I. Pedder, Robert. II. Blakesale, Ralph. III. Scrivener, William. IV. Squier, John. V. White, William. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Leamington. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Leamington (England)--Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 884

Bargain and Sale, 1685, May 15. 1 James I. 1 item : parchment

 

SUMMARY: Bargain and sale of land in Caldecott (Warics.) by Francis Purefoy of Caldecott to Nicholas Chamerlain of Bodworth (Warwics.) Indenture, with tag for a seal pendant (missing). Acquired 12/21/1904. Document bears an eariler cataloguing number: 2. HOL# -BHP2081-5 I. Purefoy, Francis. II. Chamberlain, Nicholas. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Caldecott. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Coldecott (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Bodworth (England)

 

Deeds 885

Assignment of land, 1683, May 15. 1 James I. 1 item : parchment

 

SUMMARY: Assignment of certain mills in Hartshill (Warwics.) by Margaret Dingley to Nicholas Chamberlain by indenture tripartite between (1) Margaret Dingley of Morton Bagott (Warwics.), (2) Nicholas Chamberlain of Bodworth (Warwics.), and (3) Francis Purefoy of Caldecott (Warwics.). Indenture, with 2 tags for seals pendant (missing). Acquired 12/21/1904. Document bears an earlier cataloguing number: 1. HOL# -BHP2122-6 I. Dingley, Margaret. II. Chamberlain, Nicholas. III. Purefoy, Francis. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Hartshill. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Hartshill (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Morton Bagott (England) 6. Bodworth (England) 7. Caldecott (England).

 

Deeds 897

Assignment of property, 1720, May 18. 6 George I. 1 item : parchment

 

SUMMARY: Assignment of property between (1) Francis Young of Magonsfield in the parish of Soloming (Gloucs.), (2) Richard Mason of Warwickshire, and (3) Joseph F ... . Acquired 3/10/1959, H. Bowditch, Young, et al., no. 926365. HOL# -BHP2624-4 I. Young, Francis. II. Mason, Richard. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England-- Gloucestershire. 2. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 3. Deeds--England-- Soloming. 4. Gloucestershire (England)-- Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 6. Soloming (England)--Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 905

Mortgage, 1730, June 26. 4 George II. 1 item : parchment

 

SUMMARY: Mortgage of land in Cherington (Warwics.) by Christopher Drake of Cherington to James Tappin of Long Comtpon (Warwics.). Indenture (seal missing). Document bears an earlier cataloguing number: 2. Acquired 3/10/1959, H. Bowditch, acquisition no. 926351. HOL# -BHP4425-0 I. Drake, Christopher. II. Tappin, James. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Cherington. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Cherington (England) 5. Long Compton (England).

 

Deeds 907

Lease, 1730, June 2. 3 George II. 1 item : parchment

 

SUMMARY: Lease of land in Cherington (Warics.) for 1 year by Edward Stout of Cherington to John Ingram of Whichford (Warics.). Indenture (seal missing). Acquired 3/10/ 1959, H. Bowditch, acquisition no. 926362. HOL# -BHP4471-4 I. Stout, Edward. II. Ingram, John. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Cherington. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Cherington (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Whichford (England).

Deeds 909

Release, 1732, April 6. 5 George II. 1 item : parchment

 

SUMMARY: Release of land in the parish of Cherington (Warwics.) by Richard Mason of Cherington, eldest son and heir of John Mason of Cherington, to Nicholas Holtam of Cherington. Indenture, with 2 seals (missing). Acquired 3/10/1959, H. Bowditch, accession no. 926349. HOL# -BHP4484-6 I. Mason, Richard. II. Mason, John, 1600- 1672. III. Holtam, Nicholas. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Cherington. 3.Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Cherington (England)--Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 913

Mortgage, 1734, March 26. 7 George II. 1 sheets : parchment

 

SUMMARY: Assignment of mortgage by James Tappin to John Brown by indenture tripartite between (1) James Tappin of Long Compton (Warwics.), (2) Christopher Drake of Cherington (Warwics.) , and (3) John Brown of Long Compton. Indenture, with 2 seals pendant on tags. Acquired 3/10/1959, H. Bowditch, accession no. 926353. HOL# -BHP6513-4 I. Tappin, James. II. Brown, John. III. Drake, Christopher. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Cherington. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Cherington (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Long Compton (England).

 

Deeds 916

Marriage settlement of Nicholas Holtam the Younger and Sarah Attwood, 1739 Jan. 12 1 item :parchment

 

SUMMARY: Marriage settlement of Nicholas Holtam the Younger and Sarah Attwood. Indenture tripartite between (1) Nicholas Holtam the Elder of Cherington (Warics.) and Nicholas Holtam the Younger of Cherington, (2) Thomas Attwood the Elder of Cherington and Sarah Attwood of Cherington, spinster daughter of Thomas Attwood, and (3) John Holtam of Cherington and Thomas Attwood the Younger. Indenture, with 6 seals (missing). Acquired 3/10/1959, H. Bowditch, accession no. 926368. HOL# -BHP8351-5 I. Holtam, Nicholas, the Elder. II. Holtam, Nicholas, the Younger. III. Holtam, John. IV. Holtam, Sarah. V. Attwood, Thomas, the Elder. VI. Attwood, Thomas, the Younger. SUBJECTS: 1. Marriage settlements--England --Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England-- Warwickshire. 3. Deeds--England--Chevington. 4. Warwickshire (England)-- Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Chevington (England)--Charters, grants, privileges.

 

Deeds 930

Mortgage, 1780, July 8. 20 George III. 1 item : parchment

 

SUMMARY: Mortgage of lands in Stowerton in the parish of Whichford (Warics.) by John Frampton of Stowerton to Walter Webb of High Furre (Warics.) recte, Worcs.). Indenture, with 1 seal (missing). Acquired 3/10/1959 from H. Bowditch; accession no. 926348. HOL# -BII5406-2 I. Frampton, John. II. Webb, Walter. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Stowerton. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Stowerton (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 5. High Furre (England).

 

Deeds 931

Grant to uses, 1781, March 24. 21 George III. 1 item : parchment

 

SUMMARY: Grant to uses of land in Cherington (Warwics.) by Hannah Williams to William Gibbs by indenture tripartite between Hannah Williams of the parish of Cherington, widow of Daniel Williams, (2) William Dickius of the Middle Temple (London), and (3) William Gibbs. Indenture, with 3 seals (missing). Acquired 3/10/1959 from H. Bowditch; accession no. 926361. HOL# -BII5736-3 I. Williams, Hannah. II. Williams, Daniel. III. Gibbs, William. IV. Dickius, William. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Cherington. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Cherington (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 5. Middle Temple (London, England).

 

Deeds 932

Lease, 1781, June 24. 1 item : parchment

 

SUMMARY: Lease of land in Stowerton (Warics.) for one year by Walter Webb of High Furre in the parish of Tidmington (Warics.) recte, Worcs. , and by John Frampton late of Stowerton in the parish of Whichford, but now of Langley in the parish of Claverdon (Warics.), to William Dickius of the Middle Temple (London). Indenture, with 3 seals (missing). Acquired 3/10/1959 from H. Bowditch; accession no. 926356. HOL# -BII6782-2 I. Webb, Walter. II. Frampton, John. III. Dickius, William. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Warwickshire. 2. Deeds--England--Stowerton. 3. Warwickshire (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Stowerton (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 5. High Furre (England) 6. Tidmington (England) 7. Whichford (England) 8. Langley (England) 9. Claverdon (England) 10. Middle Temple (London, England).

 

 

Deeds 649

Agreement, 1666, Nov. 17. 18 Charles II. 1 item : parchment ; 23.5 x 36 cm.

 

SUMMARY: Agreement between the dean and chapter of the cathedral church of St. Peter, Exeter, with Henry Smith of Exeter, merchant, that the said dean and chapter will indemnify George Carye, D.D., dean of the said church, of a sum of 1000 borrowed for the use of the dean and chapter from James Rodd of Exeter, esquire, by the said George Carye, James Smith, D.D., chanter of St. Peter's, Robert Hall, D.D., Treasurer of St. Peter's, Francis Fulwood, D.D., John Bury, clerk, and John Snell, clerk, canons of St. Peter's, on a bond dated 9 May last; of which 1000, 800 has been lent to the king and 200 to Seth, bishop of Exeter, upon security. With 1 seal (6 cm.) of red wax, oval, broken, bearing the seal of the dean and chapter of Exeter Cathedral: figure of St. Peter seated on a throne holding a key in his left hand and a model of the cathedral in the other; bearing the legend: "... GILLUM ... STI : PETRI : EXONI ..." HOL# -BDM1415-9

I. Smith, Henry, 1550?-1591. II. Carye, George. III. Rodd, James. IV. Smith, James, 1782-1867. V. Mervyn, Richard.VI. Hall, Robert. VII. Fulwood, Francis. VIII. Bury, John. IX. Snell, John. X. Ward, Seth, Bishop of Exeter, 1617-1689. XI. Exeter Cathedral. SUBJECTS: 1. Deeds--England--Devon. 2. Deeds--England--Exeter. 3. Devon (England)--Charters, grants, privileges. 4. Exeter (England)--Charters, grants, privileges.

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