16th Cent. copy of DR37/1/1105: Lease for 47 years with warranty from Henry Chesshere of Codburgh' Hall in the parish of Toneworth' in the county of Warrwyke to John Sydnall' of the same town of all the lands of Master John Norres of Yatendon' in the county of Berkes esquire in Wyxstones in Toneworth' then occupied by the said John, land of the said John Norres called Swannysdych' and a croft called Norres croft, all in Toneworth; to hold for 47 years at the annual rent of 54s. 8d. [2 terms], the lessor having right of distraint after one monthe and the right of re-entry after six weeks of non-payment or arrears; John Sydnall' to have sufficient haybote from the said land for hedging the same and to have all underwoods during the said term, with right to 'stokke' and 'strye' and 'lopp' and 'shrede' all undewoods to make the ground mowable and arable, excepting great wood and timber; the said Henry to pay the chief rent and to have the right to enter and leave the said lands to cut and carry away timber. Memorandum that the said Henry then occupied part of Wyxstones lying in length after Foxcorfft on one side croft on the other side, which croft was reserved to the said Henry during the said term. Dated on the feast of St. Michael the Archangel, 17 Henry VIII. Tag for seal with traces of red wax. Endorsed: [S.A.] Swanesdich mentioned in this lease [Later 17th cent.] croft Remember Norris medow in H Sidnals tenure Wistones Wigstones old lease English, parchment, 141/2 x 73/4 in., indented.