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Baddesley Clinton


Gift from Richard Pycheley, William Yorke, Robert Whittyngton', and William Lownde, all of Leyceter, to John Mayell' of Warrewyk' and John Baxster of the same chaplain of lands, tenements, rents, reversions, services, meadows, pastures, feedings, with hedges, ponds, ditches, moors with all liberties and appurtenances in Baddesley Clynton' lately belonging to John Newby. To hold the same for ever from the chief lords of the fee for due and customary service. Warranty clause. Sealing clause. Witnesses: John Rudynge, parker of Weggenoke; Geoffrey Rows of Warrewyk'; William Hopkyns of the same and others. Given at Warrewyk' Monday next before the feast of [the Nativity] of St. John the Baptist 8 Henry VI [19 June 1430]. Two broad tags each slit to take two seals: 1. Seal and tag missing. 2. Circular seal of red wax. 3/4 in. The letter W crowned. 3. Circular seal of red wax. 3/4 in. The letter R crowned. 4. Circular seal of red wax. 3/4 in. Detached. Figure of the Blessed Virgin Mary standing with the Holy Child in her arms. Legend obscure. [52/11]