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Gift from William Mountfort', knight, Thomas Lestraunge esquire, John Waryng' and John Fulwode the younger to Thomas Archer of Toneworth' and Alice his wife of property in Toneworth' consisting of one messuage which formerly belonged to Thomas Colyns and one croft called Elyoteslond', one close of pasture called le Cowheye, one field called Jakkefyld'hobben with an adjacent parcel of land called Walroneslond', one close called le hethcroftes, half of part of a close called le Newelond', which half part of a close Margaret Archer formerly held for the term of her life, one pond called le Smythespole and one parcel of a grove with six selions of land lying in Berefordeslond', all which property the said grantors held by gift and feoffment of the said Thomas Archer; to hold free from claims of waste to the said Thomas and Alice and to the heirs of the said Thomas for ever from the chief lords of the fee for due and customary service. Dated at toneworth', Monday after the feast of the Nativity of St John the Baptist, 5 Henry VI. Witnesses: John Harewell', Richard Merbrook esq, William benford', Henry Henbrook, Richard Hullock and others. 1, Circular seal of red wax on tag, 1/2 in., a fleur de lis. Legend: xx mount xx fort. 2, Circular seal of red wax on tag, 1/2 in., the letter T crowned. Latin, parchment, 10.5 x 7 ins.