Botley in Wootton Wawen
Gift with warranty from John Mallory to Richard Archer esquire, Hugh Wotton', William Cardmaker and Thomas Smyth' clerk of the manor of Botteley with lands, tenements, rents, reversions, services, meadows, pastures, feedings, liberties, franchises and warrens in Botteley, Olenhale, Wawenes Wotton', Heneley, Toneworth' and Lappeworth'; 20s. annual rent from a field called Grete Berforflond lying between Fosshawe close and the lane leading to the wood of the Earl of Warr' in Toneworth', [2 terms], which field was formerly held by Robert de Fullewode and John his son, Robert Simon le Reue and Hugh de Lodbroke and now by John Fulwode; also three fields in Toneworth' namely Keweshull', Kynton'feld' and Palmeresfeld'; to hold for ever from the chief lords of the fee for due and customary service. Dated at Toneworth, Wednesday before the feast of St. Bartholomew the Apostle 21 Henry VI. Witnesses: Thomas Erdyngton' knight, William Lucy esquire, John Fulwode gentleman, Thomas Sydenhale gentleman and Thomas Hawke gentleman. Circular seal of red wax on tag, 3/4 in., an eagle with its wings inverted and displayed. Latin, parchment, 101/2 x 91/4 in.