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Baddesley Clinton


Lease from Henry Ferrers of Badsley Clinton esq. to John Wherret of Badsley husbandman of a close of pasture called Long field in Badsley lately in the occupation of Eleanor Brookbankes widow stretching to the land of the said Eleanor on the north, to the land of Ellis Bird on the south, to Badsley park on the west and to a wood called Long grove on the east, together with all rights and appurtenances. To hold from Lady Day last past for 21 years for the annual rent of 12s. to be paid at Michaelmas and Lady Day in equal portions, the said Henry to have the right of distraint or re-entry if the said rent was not paid. The said John to have the right to take hedge boote and `tinsell' from the underwoods, bushes and shrubs growing on the said land to repair and maintain the ditches and fences of the same. Consideration: £12. 6 June 4 James I [1606]. Signed: Henry Ferrers Seal of red wax on tag, defaced. 1 in. Witnesses endorsed: Edward Ferrers; Edward Ferrers; ?Ar Didrich. [93a]