Tanworth, Aspley Heath
Gift with warranty from Dom Robert de Fulwode, vicar of Toneworth' and Richard le Cok' chaplain, to John de Hamslape and Alice his wife of a piece of land in Aspleye lying in length between land of the said John and the field called Kyntoneslond and in breadth between the land of the said John and the lane leading from the church of Toneworth' towards Henleye; to hold from the chief lords of the fee for due and customary service. Also the reversion of a piece of land which Robert Wyllyng and Joan his wife held from the grantors for the term of their lives in Aspleye lying in length between the land of the said John and the field called Kyntoneslond' and in breadth between the land of the said John and land formerly belonging to John le Cpk'; to hold after the death of the said Robert and Joan for due and customary service. Also a cottage and curtilage which the said Robert Wyllyng, Joan his wife and Petronella and Alice, daughters of the said Joan, held for the term of their lives lying in length between the land of the said John and the highway leading from the house of the vicar of Toneworth' towards Henleye and in breadth between the land of the said John and the land formerly belonging to Robert de aspleye; to hold as before. Dated at Aspleye, Wednesday the feast of St Vitalis the Martyr, 23 Edward III. Witnesses: John Wodart', William Dolfyn, Richard Aleyn, Richard Dolfyn, William le Taylour and others. 1, Oval seal of brown wax on tag, 1 x 3/4 in., Seated figure holding a staff in his left hand, right hand outstretched towards a figure of a girl. 2, Fragment of Black wax on tag Endorsed: [early 16th cent] Iuxta domum meam propriam. Latin, parchment, 8.25 x 6.25 ins.