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Tanworth, Overtown in Cole Orton Saucey, Leics.


? From Thomas le Archer of Toneworth to Sir John Bagot Knt, Richard de Bromleye Rector of the church of Cotesmore ( Cottesmore, Co. Rutland) , Margaret his mother, John Charnells of Suarneston' [ ] , Richard [ ] Thomas [ ]. All the lands of the said Thomas with tenements, meadows, pastures, feedings, woods, waters and appurtenances in Toneworth' in Co. Warr' and also his rent in Co. Leycestrie at Overton from the land held by Thomas Atteyate, Margaret his wife and Hnery their son from the said Thomas for all the term of the lives of the said Thomas, Margaret and Henry. To hold the said property, together with the reversion of the said lands upon the death of the said Thomas, Margaret and Henry, for ever from the chief lords of the fee for due and custom service. Warranty clause. Sealing clause. Given at Toneworth, Saturday on the feast of St Luke the Evangelist, 22 Edward III. Witnesses: John Fulwode, Thomas atte Berne, John Waryng, Alan ? Tebbe, Robert Gr 'e and others. Circular seal of red wax on tag, incomplete, 1 in. An eagle with wings displayed and inverted. Legend: +S' OTE Endorsed:1, [ in the hand of Simon Archer c 1680] copied in my little paper book. 2, [in the hand of William Hamper c 1814] Tanworth, 22 Edward III Latin, parchment 8.25 x 4.75 ins. Badly faded, stained and worn.