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Draft assignment of lease: great tithes of Old Stratford, Welcombe and Bishopton, and the small tithes of the whole parish of Stratford-on-Avon


1. Raphe [Ralph] Hubande of Ippesley, Esquire 2. William Shakespere [Shakespeare] of Stratford-upon-Avon, gentleman. Reciting previous lease dated 7 Sep [1544]. 1 to 2 of the moiety of the great tithes of Stratford, Old Stratford, Welcombe and Bishopton; the small tithes ('wooll lambe') within the parish of Stratford-upon-Avon; and a moiety of the great and small tithes as devised by the will of John Huband to 2 for the remainder of a term of ninety-two years originally granted by the College of Stratford-on-Avon to William Barker of Sonning, in the county of Berkshire, gentleman, 24 July 1605

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