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Baddesley Clinton

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Gift from John Foukus of Baddisley and Joan his wife to Nicholas Dudley of Coventry merchant of the manor of Baddisley Clynton together with the advowson of the church of the same manor, i.e. one messuage, 3 carucates of land, 8 acres of meadow, 200 acres of wood, and 26s. 8d. annual rent with all customs, services and appurtenances in Baddisle Clynton' pertaining to the said manor. To hold the same for ever from the chief lords of the fee for due and customary service. Warranty clause. Sealing clause. Witnesses: Oliver Burdet; John Godeman de Rowyngton'; John Saundres; Walter Slye; John Bukmore and others. Given at Baddisley Clynton' Saturday on the feast of St. James 18 Richard II [25 July 1394]. Two circular seals of red wax on tags. 3/4 in. see DR 3/137 1. A fleur-de-lis between two crossed arms couped at the elbow. X L EL AMI[AVEZ] 2. A falcon trussing a duck. Legend indecipherable. Endorsed: 1. [In a late 16th century hand] Foukus Feoff' to Dudley of the maner of Badesley 2. [In the hand of Edward Ferrers c. 1630] John Fowkes Graunte of Baddesly to Nicholas Duddley [23]