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Baddesley Clinton


Appointment by John de Preston of Couentr' merchant, John Onley of Couentr' merchant, John Bukmor of Lapworth, Richard Byggyng of Couentr' and William atte Byrches chaplain of Nicholas Duddeley of Couentr' as their attorney to deliver seisin to Robert Burdet of Kyngeshull' in the parish of Stonley, Joan his wife, Thomas Burdet knt. lord of Arwe [Arrow], William Osbern' of Assheby Leger [Ashby St. Ledgers, co. Northampton] and John Hancoks chaplain of Watford of the manor of Baddesley Clynton' together with the advowson of the church of the said manor and all other appurtenances. Sealing clause. Given at Couentr' Tuesday on the feast of the Apostles Peter and Paul 1 Henry IV [29 June 1400]. On a broad tag slit to take five seals: see DR3/144. 1. Circular seal of red wax, imperfect. 1/2 in. A shield charged with two mill-rinds and a mullet between a pall inverted, above the shield a cross between a mullet and two lines dancetty, the whole within a headed border. 2. Oval seal of red wax. 1/2 in x 1/4 in. A key. 3. Hexagonal seal of red wax. 1/2 in. A stag's head caboshed. 4. Traces of red wax. 5. Traces of red wax. Endorsed: [In an early 16th century hand] Littera attornacionis Johannis Preston' et aliorum [29]