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Stivichall deeds and papers


Demise with warranty from John Clerk of Coventr', hosier, to John Spycer' of Warrewyk' and Simon Mountford, chaplain, of a piece of land in Styvechall' called le Overhalstud alias le Overhalplace, a dovecote, an apple-orchard, and a garden lying next to this place, and a virgate of land and a virgate of meadow lying `separatim' in the fields and meadows of Styvechall'; which place, dovecote, orchard and garden lie between the highway and the field of Styvechall' in width, reaching in length from the said field to the land of Richard Nores of Coventr', cardmaker, the land late of Thomas Bradmedow and the land of Richard Clerk of Coventr', baker, with entrance and exit therefrom to the church of Styvechall'; to hold the same on the condition that if the said John Spycer' and Simon have peaceable possession of the said property from the feast of the Annunciation next for a term of 10 years, then it shall be lawful for the said John Clerk to re-enter the said property and possess it. Appointment of Thomas Marowe as attorney to deliver seisin. Witnesses: John Duddesbury, Degar Heynes, William Danwell' and many others. Dated at Styvechall', 13 March, 14 Henry VII Seal on tag; small, circular, red. Three roses. Endorsed: le Over Halsteide alias Overhall place [AG]