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Shakespeare's Birthplace: documents of title


Conveyance William Wedgewood of Stratford upon Avon, tailor to Edward Willies of Kings Norton Worcs. Yoeman of his towe tenements lying together in Henley Street then in the occupation of William Wedgewood betwyne the tenement of Richard Hornebe of the east part, and the tenement of John Shakespeare, yoeman of the west part, and the street aforesaid of the south part, and the Queen's highway called Gill Pittes of the north part; together with appurtenances in consideration of £44 paid by Edward Willies to William Wedgewood. Signed William Wedgewood. Seal missing. Witnessed by John Shakespeare, Edward Affyeld, Walter Roch,, Bartholomew Kythe, and Richard Hornely in the hand of the scrivenor who signs for me 'Gualterum Rocher scriptorem' 20th Sept 17 Eliz.

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    20 Sep 1575

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  • Associated place

    United Kingdom - England - Warwickshire - Stratford-upon-Avon - Henley Street - Shakespeare's Birthplace,

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    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

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