Botley in Wootton Wawen
Bargain and sale from John Dormer of Steple Barton', Oxon., esquire to Ralph Woodward of Alchurche, Worcs., yeoman, for £200 of messuages, lands and tenements in Botley in Wotton' Wawen' called the manor farm of Botleys in the tenure of the said Ralph Woodward, lately belonging to Richard Archard esquire, deceased; to hold for ever; further assurance of the same to be made by the said John Dormer and Elizabeth his wife at the house of the said John at Steple Barton' before the last day of February next. Signed: John Dormer. Dated: 10 August 11 Elizabeth Witnesses: Humphrey Sytche, Robert Atkynson, Richard Aldriche, Edward Conwey. Circular seal of red wax on tag, 1/2 in., a shield of arms. English, parchment, 253/4 x 161/2 in., indented.