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Baddesley Clinton


Quitclaim by William Rody of Warrewyk reciting a gift dated at Baddesley Clynton on Monday after the feast of the Invention of the Holy Cross 13 Henry VI [9 May 1435 see note] made by him to John Brome of Warrewyk of one messuage with fields, meadows, pastures, feedings, ponds, fisheries, marlpits, groves, roads, paths, hedges, ditches and appurtenances, together with a wood extending as far as Kyngeswode on the one hand and on the other extending next to Nonneleyfeld', Geggegroue and Lookescroft and thus by a lane as far as Grenefeld', and on the third side extending by the wood of the lord of Baddesley Clynton according to the line of trees growing there, the headland of the said wood extending as far as Ketelstile. To hold the same for the life of the said William Rody. The said William now quitclaimed the said lands to the said John Brome for ever. Warranty clause. Sealing clause. Witnesses: Thomas Sydnale of Tonworth' esq.; Richard Merbrooke of Cotbargh' [Codborough] esq., John Bailly and Thomas Smyth' of Rowyngton; Edward Smyth' of Haseley; Thomas Estopp' of Warrewyk' and many others. Given at Baddesley Clynton' Thursday next after the feast of the Invention of the Holy Cross 13 Henry VI [5 May 1435]. Tag for seal. Note: This feast fell on Tuesday 3 May in 1435, and as the recited gift must have been issued before this quitclaim, Monday before the feast was probably intended i.e. 2 May. [51/36]