Botley in Wootton Wawen
Bargain and sale from Robert Grene of Botley, yeoman, to Andrewe Archer of Tanworth, esquire, for £400 of messuage or tenement, cottage, windmill, watermill and 2 pastures or closes with their meadows, known as Brookfyeld Close and Welfyeld Close in Botley in Wootton Wawen; Brookfyeld Close being situate between the land of George Whatley, the land of Andrewe Archer and the lane leading from Henley to Tanworth; Welfyeld Close being situate between the land of Raffe Woodward, the land of William Grene and the lane leading from Henley to Tanworth; all at present occupied by Robert Grene. Signed: Robart Grene Dated: 26 May 32 Elizabeth Witnesses, endorsed: Edward Archer, Thomas Higham, Humfry Hygham, William Knight, William Bordesley, Anthony Swyft, scribe, John? Boswill, Richard Chamber, Robart Cooke. Circular seal of red wax on tag 3/4 in. A lion rampant. English, parchment, 20 x 181/2 in., indented.