Lease for the life of the lessee from William Wystowe esquire, Clement draper of Atherston', Thomas Draper and John Byrdys to Thomas Waryng' lately of Toneworth' esquire of the annual rent of 12 marks to be taken from all lands, tenements, rents, reversions, and services, woods, meadows, feedings and pastures in Toneworth' which the grantors lately held by the gift and feoffment of Lawrence Blythe of Henley in Ardern', John Deyster of the same draper, John Banyster lately of the same clerk and Thomas Beynham of the same; to hold for the term of his life, the said rent to be paid annually on Midsummer Day and the feast of All Souls in equal portions, the lessors granting that if Margery, wife of the said Thomas Waryng', survived her husband she was to receive 6 marks annually for the term of her life from the said lands; the said Thomas and Margery to have the right of distraint if the said rent was unpaid or in arrears six days after the said terms and to have 100 shillings each time the said rent was unpaid or in arrears for three months after the said terms, the said Thomas and Margery having the right to distrain for the same; the said lessors also gave the said Thomas and Margery 1 penny each as an earnest of their payment of the said rent. Dated 17 September 31 Henry VI. Witnesses: Thomas Syddenhale gentleman, Richard Fulwode esquire, Thomas Parker gentleman, William Benford', and Richard Barne and others. Circular seal of red wax on tag, 3/4 in., a paschal lamb. Legend: + Ecce Agnus Dei Endorsed: [SA] An indenture wch sheweth that Laurence Blyth was a coffoeffee of Warunges landes in Tanworth H.6. Latin, parchment, 12.5 x 8.25 ins.