Walsgrave-on-Sowe deeds and papers
Feoffment from Joan Rous of Coventr', widow, to Arthur Gregory, esq., of one and a half acres of arable land with headlands, and one rod and four little swathes of meadow lying in Sowe; to hold to the said Arthur paying annually to the said Joan for the remainder of her life, 7 shillings (2 terms) and, on the feast of St. Michaelmas next ensuing, 5 pounds to her son Richard Sanders. Appointment of Thomas Underhill as attorney to deliver seisin. Dated: 12 August, 38 Elizabeth Signed with the mark of Joan Rous, in the presence of Richard Saunders and William Greyn, who also make their marks. Tongue, seal lost. Endorsed: i) with memorandum of delivery of seisin in the presence of [Robert] Ratcliffe, Thomas Wytmaye, Richard Saunders and others. ii) Landes in Sow [LG] Written by AG.