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Manor of Rowington. View of Frankpledge with Court Baron of Robert Vyner knt. and bart. held 12 October 22 Charles II [1670] before Francis Eede gent. steward. Copy of court roll recording the surrender outside the court on 24 August 1670 by Fulwar Skipwith esq. of Broome Courte in the parish of Bidford through William Shakespeare and William Eede, customary tenants of the said manor, and the admittance of George Ferrers esq. son and heir of Henry Ferrers to a messuage on Rowington Greene known as Mudwall House with an orchard and 2 closes belonging to the same containing 4 acres then in the tenure of William Saunders, one other cottage adjoining the same in the tenure of Roger Purden and one other messuage called the White House adjoining Rowington Greene with orchard and garden adjacent to the same and 11 parcels of pasture and meadow, 2 of which before the said surrender were held to the use of Samuel Symondes as security for £100. Most of these lands were later in the occupation of John Knight, and all the said property was surrendered by the said Henry Ferrers esq. to the said Fulwar Skipwith as security for £588 16s. 6d. which was now to be paid by the said George Ferrers according to an agreement made between them. The said George was to hold the said property according to the custom of the manor paying one heriot and an entry fine of 12s. 2d. Signed: Francis Eede, steward. Circular seal of red wax applied through paper tongue. Endorsed: 1. [c.1839] Rowington Mudwall and Whitehouse Copyhold Estates admission of George Ferrers 12th. October 22d. Charles 2d. 2. [In another 19th century hand] Rowington Business 1670 [300]

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    12 Oct 1670

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    United Kingdom - England - Warwickshire - Rowington,

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