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Baddesley Clinton


Lease from John Fouke of Baddesleye Clynton and Joan his wife to John Walsale of Couentr' whyttewyer of lands, tenements, rents, reversions, services, pastures, feedings, with woods, hedges, ditches, roads, paths with appurtenance which the said John and Joan held in Baddesleye Clynton, excepting all the houses within the chief messuage and the garden and croft called Bancrofft with the right to plough and cultivate the same for their own use, also free entrance and exit to the highroad, and sufficient pasture for one horse and one cow, and enough fuel for their own use though not for sale. The said John Walsale to hold the same for the term of the lives of the said John and Joan, rendering annually for the first two years 14d. at Baddesleye Clynton', and after the first two years 20d. at Baddesleye Clynton', also rendering due and customary service to the chief lords of the fee. The said John Walsale to have the right to fell, transport and sell any trees growing on the said lands, excepting the said fuel for the said John and Joan, and the said John and Joan to have the right to re-enter the said property if the said rents were unpaid within one month of the said terms. Warranty clause. Sealing clause. Witnesses: Oliver Burdet; William Eberale; Thomas Berefford; Richard Lepere and others. Given at Baddesleye Clynton' Wednesday on the feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Mary 11 Richard II [25 March 1388]. Tag and seal torn away. [51/54]