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Burton Dassett: early deeds, Knightcote and Northend, a grant


Grant by Thomas Verney of Nuneaton to William, son of Nicholas Graund of Merton, of 10 acres of arable land, a parcel of meadow and common of pasture for 1 beast in the common fields of Knightcote and Northend in Burton Dasset, which he holds by feoffment from William Hereward of Marston Jabett, chaplain.

To hold to the said William and his heirs of the chief lord of the fee for services due and accustomed, paying annually to Thomas Verney and his heirs a rose at the Nativity of St John the Baptist.

Richard of Knightcote,
William Magot,
John Neel,
Nigel Richard,
Henry the Bailiff,
Roger Cissely,
John ----,
Richard Hore,
John Napton.

Dated at Knightcote Monday the Feast of St Luke the Evangelist, 13 Edward III