Coventry deeds and papers
Confirmation with warranty from Agnes Welford' of Coventr' widow of Richard Welford' of Coventr' wright, to Thomas Shistoke of Coventr' weaver, and Alice his wife daughter of the said Agnes, of a messuage in Coventr' in `vico de Sponna' [Spon Street] between the land of John Michell' on one side and the land of Richard Acton Esq., John Anable and Emma Doughti on the other in breadth, and in length from the highway there to the stream of Shurburn'; to hold the same to the said Thomas and Alice and the heirs of their two bodies lawfully begotten of the chief lord of the fee. Witnesses: John Walgrave, mayor of Coventr', Richard Clerk and Richard Austen, bailiffs of the same, William Barnebroke, John Tykenale, Richard Newton', `coucher', Thomas Broun, weaver, and others. Dated at Coventr' in the feast of the Invention of the Holy Cross, 26 Henry VI. Seal on tag: circular, red. A crowned letter W.