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Lease with warranty from Joylinus de Stivechale to Geoffrey le Lef of Coventr' of an acre of land with appurtenances in the fields of Stivechale; namely, half an acre on le Mulnehul between the land of John de Langeleye and the land of the said Geoffrey which he held of Ranulph son of Walter and extending as far as Heuedmulneheye; and half an acre upon le Wyte between the land of John de Barewe and the land of Roger le Rede and extending in length from the highway leading towards Warwyk as far as Flaxdom; to hold of the said Joylinus from Michaelmas 14 Edward son of Henry [1286] for a term of 30 years, rendering annually a rose on the feast of St. John the Baptist in lieu of all secular services except the forensic service of the king; and were the land to be sold during the said term or leased for a longer term, the said Geoffrey would have first choice of the same if he paid as much as the others were prepared to pay; and for this the said Geoffrey gives 10 shillings. Witnesses: Ralph de Wytele, John de Barewe of Stivechale, Ranulph son of Hugh of the same, Robert le Wodeward of the same, Adam Mile of Mytele, William de Wytele in Coventr', Roger the clerk of the same and many others. Seal on tag; circular, white; defaced. Endorsed: i) In Comit' de Warewik [14th c.] ii) Stiveschale iii) Anno 14 Ed I [AG]