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Assignment of Stratford tithes

Assignment from Raphe [Ralph] Hubaud of Ippesley [Ipsley], Warwickshire, esquire to William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon, gentleman, for £440, of a moiety of the tithes of Stratford, Old Stratford, Welcombe and Bishopton, for the remainder of a term of 92 years for which the said moiety was leased by the Warden and Chapter of the said Collegiate Church of Stratford to the said Raph Hubaude, 7 September 36 Henry VIII[ 1544], paying yearly to the Bailiff and Burgesses £17 and to John Barker £5. Transcribed, with commentary, by B Roland Lewis: The Shakespeare Documents Vol II, Stanford University Press and Oxford University Press 25.2 LEW (Reading Room).

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