Baddesley Clinton and Rowington
Gift from Alice Medewey to Dom John Sperman Dean of the Collegiate church of Warrewyk', John Throkmerton', Nicholas Rody of Warrewyk', Mater John Hull' rector of the parish church of Knebbeworth [Knebworth] co. Hertford, Dom John Bakster of Warrewyk chaplain and William Godlay of the reversion of the dower held by Margaret Metley for the term of her life with the appurtenances in Baddesley Clynton' and Rowynton'. To hold the same for ever from the chief lords of the fee for due and customary service. Sealing clause. Witnesses: Dom John Shenston' Prior of the Holy Sepulchre of Warrewici; John Mayell'; John Bailly of Rowynton'; Thomas Smyth' of the same; Henry Cooke and others. Given at Rowynton' 15 January 15 Henry VI [1436/37]. Tag for seal. [53/14] For the terms of the Will of Nicholas Metley (12 November 1437), see DR3/258.