Back to results




Lease from John Archery lord of Maddeleye [Madley, Co. Hereford] to roger Trages of Toneworth and Alice his wife and John son of Richard Persehay of the same, of a piece of land called Kyngtoneslond and Kewshul' in Toneworth' with all easements and appurtenances. The said Roger and Alice to hold the same for the term of their lives and after their death to the said John Pershay for the term of his life, rendering annually 7s 8d silver at the feast of Pentecost. The said John Archery to have the right of re-entry if the said rent was not paid within 15 days of the said term and there were no goods of sufficient value to distrain, the said lessees were also to render due and customary service to the chief lords of the fee. The said lessees during the said term to have profit from all woodland within the said land every year without impediment, i,e, throns, 'spinas', alders 'alneas', and hazelwood 'candres'? and no others ' et non plures'. Warranty clause, sealing clause. Given at Toneworth, Thursday next after the feast of the Invention of the Holy Cross, 23 Edward III. Witnesses: Thomas le Arch', Robert de Crowenhale, Richard Aleyn, Richard atte Berne, Richard le Turnour and others. Circular seal of red wax on tag 3/4 in within a cusped decorated trefoil, a shield quartered, 1, a double headed eagle displayed, 2, 3, A stags head cabashed, 4, a lion rampant. Endorsed [ early 16th cent] Jo [sic] Rogero de Kyngtonlond' Latin. Parchment, 10 x 4.5 ins., Indented,