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Baddesley Clinton


Lease from Henry Ferrers of Baddesley Clynton esq. and Edward Ferrers gent. son and heir of the said Henry to Clement Parker of Preston Baggott husbandman of a house in Baddesley Clynton in the occupation of William Shawe clerk together with all buildings, gardens, orchards and appurtenances, and 7 closes of pasture also in the tenure of the said William Shawe pertaining to the said house called Home close, Alson croft, Wellfeild, Watertons, Birchiefeild, Farthinge and Foure acres, reserving all timber on the said lands. To hold the same from the death of the said William Shawe for 21 years for the annual rent of £4 to be paid at Michaelmas and Lady Day in equal portions, the said Henry and Edward to have the right of re-entry if the said rent was unpaid more than 28 days beyond any of the said terms. The said Clement to repair and maintain the said lands, having the right to timber, fyerbote, plowebote and the right to take sufficient `loppe' and `tynsell' for this purpose. Consideration: £40. 10 May 7 James I [1609]. Signed: Henry Ferrers Circular seal of red wax on tag. 3/4 in. An antelope passant. Witnesses endorsed: Henry Crosse; Stephen Brome; the mark of William Sale. Endorsed: [In the hand of Edward Ferrers c.1630] Parkers lease of the tenemente Of William Shaw in Baddesly Clynton 7o Jacob regis [95a]