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Manor of Rowington. View of Frankpledge with Court Baron of Robert Vyner knt. and bart. held 4 October 26 Charles II [1684] before William Knight esq. steward. Copy of court roll recording the surrender outside the court on 3 December [1683] by George Ferrers of Knoll esq. through John Field clerk and John Shakespeare yeoman customary tenants of the said manor, and the admittance of the said George Ferrers, for the term of his life, and of Elizabeth his wife and his heirs by the said Elizabeth for ever to a messuage then inherited by John Knight called the White House, a close called the Home close, two closes on the north side of Rowington between the said messuage and a gate called Lyons gate known as Cookes close and Withifords close, and also land lying next to Rowington coppice called Little Parke coppice with all appurtenances then in the occupation of the said John Knight. The said George, Elizabeth and their heirs to hold the same according to the custom of the manor rendering a heriot of the best beast and an entry fine of 7s. Signed: William Knight, steward. Endorsed: 1. [In the same hand] Mr Geo: Ferrers his copy Copy - 6 - 8 Fine - 7 - 0 Crior - 0 - 4 Jury - 0 - 6 0 -14s- 6d. 2. [In an 18th. century hand] To White house 3. [In a 19th. century hand] Rowington Business 1684 [302]

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    4 Oct 1684

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    United Kingdom - England - Warwickshire - Rowington,

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