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Lease: Chapel Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon


Lease from Charles Rainsforde, esq., John Shaxber, and Jerome Browne, proctors of the town of Clifford, Henry Tombes, Thomas Broune, Rycharde Reade and Thomas Avyne, husbandmen, to Lews ap Williams of Stratford-upon-Avon, ironmonger, of a barn and a garden in Stratford, in Deaddlane alias Walkerstret [Chapel Lane], now in the tenure of Robarte Bratte, for 21 years at an annual rent of 5s. Witnesses: Sir Francis Robinson, clerk, Edward Cunnysebee, gent., John Fullard and John Holliock. Endorsed: 'the barne on the West sid bounds by Mr. William Shaxpeare of Pynley Holt, and the Est sid on the Kinges land'

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    20 Nov 1572

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