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Baddesley Clinton


Gift from James de Clinton' to John de Pesham for his service, of one croft in Baddesl' called Pappelei croft next to the land of the said James which was formerly held by John the reeve `prepositus' on the one hand and the land held by John de Haydon' on the other, extending in length from the wood called Haywodeparc as far as the highway leading from Baddesl' towards Warr'. To hold the said croft for ever with the surrounding hedges and ditches now being made, which said ditch shall be seven feet in width towards the said park, rendering annually 1d. in lieu of all services and suit of court. Consideration: 1 mark. Warranty clause. Sealing clause. Witnesses: Peter de Porta de Warr', William de Freyns, Robert Notelyn de Warr', Roger de Donynton' clerk, Gilbert Thursteyn de Baddel', Nicholas of the same, Robert Russel of the same, Nicholas le Warner, Jordan de Pylardinton' and others. Undated: c. 1300. Heraldic seal of natural wax on tag, incomplete. [upon a chief two mullets pierced] X S'IAC... ...NTON..IG see 17. Endorsed: 1. [In a 15th century hand] Carta Jacobi de Clinton' Nicholaum Byrde Id' [In a 16th century hand] Pro capite redditu 2. [In the hand of William Hamper 1816] James de Clinton's grant of Land in Baddesley to John de Pesham. Without date. 3. [In the same 15th century hand] Badesleye [13]