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Contemporary copy of 2 documents relating to the dower of Joyce Symondes of Knowle, widow of John Symondes of Knowle. 1, lease from the said Joyce to Oliver Simons of Tanworth tanner of the third part of a messuage in the tenure of Henry Symons, the thrid part of a meadow of 12 acres and the thrid part of lands called Strippes, Porters croft and Broome field; to hold for 60 years rendering annually 40s. Dated 17 August 9 James I. 2, appointment by the said Joyce of her brother Thomas Sawnders of Nuneation mercer to recover from the said henry Symons of Tanworth yeoman her dower as in the above lease. Signed: Joyce Symons by mark. Witnesses: John Collett, Richard Watton, Bernett his wife and others. Endorsed: [contemp] Copy of Joyce Symonds joynture other things concerning it. English, paper, 15.5 x 12 ins.