Lease for 21 years from Edward Belknapp' knight, one of the King's Councillors and General Supervisor of the King's lands to George Throgmerton, 'esquire of the King's body', on behalf of the King and according to an act of the last parliament, of the manor of Tonworth' in the county of Warwici with all lands, tenements, rents, reversions, services, homages, escheats, profits of the court and view of frankpledge, meadows, pastures, feedings, fisheries, mills, ponds and waters, and also the custody and herbage of the park of Tonworth' with all profits and advantages, which the said George lately held for the annual rent of £32, excepting always the woods, subwoods, wardships, marriages, reliefs, mines, quarries and the advowson of abbies, priories, churches, chapels and chantries; to hold from Michaelmas next for 21 years, for the annual rent of £32, to be paid at Easter and Michaelmas, the crown reserving the right to re-enter the same if the said rent was unpaid or in arrears 10 weeks after any of the said terms; the said George to carry out any repairs and maintenance necessary to the said buildings and the lands with the right to take wood and timber from the said lands for the same. Dated, 9 Henry VIII. Tag for seal with traces of red wax. Endorsed: [Contemp.] aleas of Tonworth lordship wt percarship made to George Throgmerton' esquire Signed: Edwardu' Belknapp' Latin, parchment, 181/4 x 8 in., indented.