Defeasance from William Greene of Little Awne yeoman to Andrew Archer of Tanworth esquire, reciting a bond of Statute Staple of Westminster of even date in the penal sum of £400, so that if the said Andrew paid the said William £250 at the house of Thomas Wheler in Henley in Arden, £150 at Whitsun and £100 at the feast of St Thomas the Apostle [21 December] 1597, then the said bond would be void. Signed: William Greene. Dated 30 June 38 Elizabeth. Witnesses, endorsed: William Wright, Thomas Jackson, Edward Smythe, John Wylkes and Robert Cooke. Circular seal of red wax on tag, 3/4 in., on a shield three crowns and a crescent with a crest, pelican wounding itself. English, parchment, 16.5 x 10.75 ins. indented.