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Stivichall deeds and papers


Copy of the court roll of Stivechale, 18 October, 7 Elizabeth, recording that Robert Benett, tailor, came and took up a messuage and garden on Cartersgrene in Stivechale, late in the tenure of Henry Brunte; also a close, with the whole meadow, moor and fishery adjoining, lying at le Parkemylnehull; also two selions of land at Axetre ford', lying in the field of Marden in Fynham; also three selions in le Churchefyld in Stivechall; to hold the same from Michaelmas last for a term of 21 years, rendering annually 20 shillings (2 terms), and paying a heriot when due; and the said Robert to maintain the said property at his own expense; and the said Robert gave nothing to the lord by way of fine except service in the office of bailiff of Hullinghull and Stivechall'; and the said Robert did fealty and was admitted as a tenant of the manor. Witness: per me Baldewinum Porter Seal on tongue; circular, red. On a shield a chevron, between three escallops above the date 1548. Tie below. Endorsed: i) pro leta de Stivechale ii) ad visus frank plege [LG]