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Botley in Wootton Wawen


Gift with warranty from Geoffrey son of William Skinard of Henley to William Malore, lord of Botley, for £10, of his land in Botley in WaunesWottone [sic], namely the land which he held of the said William in chief, lying in two furlongs, one called Holeberwe and the other Betrichesforlong' with meadows, pastures, hedges, commons and commodities belonging to the said property; to hold for ever from the chief lords of the fee for due and customary services. Undated. Witnesses: Henry du Lee, Richard de Astley, William clerk of Wottone, Nicolas de Asseles, Henry de Olenh', William de Romeshull', Robert de Cimiterio and many others. Fragment of circular seal of black wax on tag, 1 in., a mullet of 8 separate points. Legend: S' GALFRIDI ..... Endorsed: [Contemp.] Carta Willelmi Malore facta per Galfridum scamard' de holebarwe Betrishforlong c. Latin, parchment, 63/4 x 41/4 in.