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Baddesley Clinton


Gift from John Brook' of Balsale to Robert Lepere of Balsale and Richard Whitley of Baddesley of lands and tenements in the fields of Baddesley Clynton' which the said John inherited on the death of John Brook' his father. To hold the same for ever from the chief lords of the fee for due and customary service. Warranty clause. Sealing clause. Witnesses: John Saundre; Nicholas Goodman, Robert Lepere; John atte style; Richard Pyper and many others. Given at Baddesley Clynton' Thursday in the week of Pentecost 4 Henry VI [23 May 1426]. Octagonal seal of red wax on tag. 1/2 in. see DR3/186. A raven with the letters J B in reverse within a beaded border. [53/5]