Meriden (Alspath) deeds and papers
Gift from Richard son of Gerarde de Alespathe, with his father's consent, to David son of Roger of Alespath' of all the land which Gilbert King once held of Richard in the said town; to hold of Richard rendering annually four shillings, at four terms of the year according to the custom of Alespath' for all service save foreign service. Warranty for the aforesaid land save one third part to be held by the wife of the late Gilbert King for life. Witnesses: William son of Walter of Alespath', William son of Richard, Peter le Blond, Nicholas Falke, Thomas le Cuilter, John de Filungley, Henry son of Eve, Roger Falke, Radulf le Tailur, Robert son of Nicholas, Bernard de Borneston, Hugh le Neucomene and others. Tag, seal lost. Endorsed: i) iiii sups;. Servitium militare [AG] ii) iiii sups;. Lucas [AG].