Botley in Wootton Wawen
Gift from Robert Barvile alias Barnvile, John Stokes and Edmund Colsill' to Richard Archer esquire, Hugh Wotton', William Cardmaker and Thomas Smyth' clerk of the manor of Botteley with all liberties, franchises, freedoms, warrens, lands, tenements, rents and reversions pertaining to the same and other lands, tenements, rents, reversions, services, meadows, pastures, feedings, homage, escheats, moors and commons in Tonworth', Wotton', Olenhale and Lapworth' which they held by the gift and feoffment of Margaret Mallore, formerly wife of Richard Friday [DR37/1/2935], the other feoffee, John Burgher having died; to hold for ever from the chief lords of the fee for due and customary service. Dated: Saturday on the feast of St. Lawrence the Martyr 21 Henry VI. Witnesses: Thomas Edyngton' knight, Thomas Mallore knight, William Lucy knight, Thomas Sydenhale, John Fullewode of Toneworth and others. 1. Fragment of circular seal of red wax on tag, 1/2 in. 2. Circular seal of red wax on tag, 3/4 in. 3. Hexagonal seal of red wax on tag, 1/2 x 1/4 in. Endorsed: [Contemp.] Astate of the Fefforis of Margett Mallor late the wife of Rici Fryday of Bottell. Latin, parchment, 121/4 x 53/4 in.