Coventry deeds and papers
Lease from John Parkys, clerk, William Hopkys and Laurence Saunders of Coventr', dyers, (feoffees of all the lands etc. in Coventr' and Stychale formerly belonging to William Hudson' deceased), to Joan Hudson' formerly wife of the said William, of two cottages in Coventr' one of which lies in le Cokestrete between the cottage of the prior and convent of the cathedral church of the Blessed Mary of Coventr' and a cottage formerly belonging to Robert Ingram and extending in breadth next the highway 16 paces, and in length from the said street as far as the garden of the said prior and convent; and the other cottage, formerly called one messuage with a curtilage adjoining in Doglane lies between the land of the Guild of the Holy Trinity of Coventr' and the land formerly belonging to John Knyght, merchant, and Agnes his wife; to hold the same to the said Joan for the term of her life according to the last will of the said William Hudson' deceased with remainder to Agnes daughter of the said William Hudson' wife of Alan Stanwardyn' and the heirs of the said Agnes with remainder in default of such issue to John son of the said William Hudson' deceased, and his heirs in default of such issue to the said feoffees of William Hudson' deceased. Appointment of John Wodward, notary or John Strong' as attorney to deliver seisin of the said premises to the said Joan. Witnesses: Thomas Bailly, mayor of Coventr', John Duddesbury and Hugh Hyton', bailiffs of the same, John Gryme, Laurence Walgrave and others. Dated at Coventr', 10 February, 2 Henry VII. Three seals of red wax on tags: indecipherable. Tags are portions of earlier documents. Endorsed: A graunt of John Parker with others the fefes of William Hudson, 2 cottages with th' appurtenances to Joane Hudson, late wife of William. Henry 7, 2.