Bond from Andrew Archer of Tanworthe esquire, Edward Benforde of the same gentleman and William Cooke of Tanworthe yeoman to Ralph Woodwarde the elder of Bythill in Alvechurch, Worcestershire, yeoman in the penal sum of £100 to secure repayment of a debt of £50 on 21 December 1593. Signed: Andrew Archer, Edward Benfford'. Dated 29 October 33 Elizabeth. Witnesses: Richard Acton, Francis Newbee, Richard Chambre, John Sheward, Henry Freth and William Kymberley. 3 Tongues for seals. Memorandum, endorsed: [Andrew Archer] that this bond was paid 18 October 1593 and that £250 was still owing to the said Ralph for which he holds 5 bonds. Latin and English, parchment, 18.75 x 3.25 ins.