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Baddesley Clinton


Mortgage from Henry Ferrers of Baddesley Clynton esq. to George Brome of Halton [Holton], Oxon, esq. and Walter Gyfforde of High one [High Onn], co. Stafford esq. of the manor of Baddesley Clynton with all messuages, lands and appurtenances belonging to the same in Baddesley Clynton, whereby the said George and Walter were to become responsible for the debts of the said Henry and the said mortgage was to be void if these debts were paid by the said Henry. Meanwhile the said Henry was to enjoy the possession and profits from the said property. 19 November 38 Elizabeth [1595] Signed: Henry Ferrers Circular seal of red wax on tag, incomplete. 1 in. On a shield seven voided lozenges, the shield within a beaded border. Witnesses to signing and livery of seisin; William Kinges; J. Campion; Richard Hotchins; Thomas Bowier. Endorsed: 1. [In a late 16th century hand - partly illegible] ................... Baddesleye to Geo: Brome and Walter Gyfard ............... [c.1839] 2. 19th. Nov. 38 Elizth. Grant with Livery of the Manor and Estates of Baddesley Clinton from Henry Ferrers Esq. to George Brome of Halton and Walter Gifford of Highone with a Proviso that whereas it had been agreed that Brome and Gifford should become bound for the debts of the said Henry Ferrers, if the said Henry Ferrers paid the said obligations himself then the present Grant was to become void. [82]