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Knight of Barrels


Counterpart of lease from William Knight of Perton, co. Worcs., yeoman, and William Savage of Severn Stoke, co. Worcs., yeoman, to Edward Field of Hippseley, co. Warwick, yeoman, of lands in Studley at a rent of £18 a year (£9 each) and an additional £10 a year (£5 each) for every acre of meadow or ancient pasture eared or ploughed up by the lessee. Signed: Edward Field, with seal. Witnesses: Cha: Webb, Wm: Woodward. Endorsed with memorandum that no barn should be erected on the premises by the lessee and no allowance of rent made on that account by the lessors. Signed by the parties, same witnesses.