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Covenant to Levy a Fine: Stratford-upon-Avon and Old Stratford


Covenant between Dorothy Townsend of Stratford-on-Avon, widow, Richard Morrell of the same place, baker, and William Morrell of Ilmington, baker, and Elizabeth his wife of the one part and Robert Jones of Wellesbourne, clerk, of the other part, whereby it was agreed that Dorothy Townsend, Richard Morrell, William Morrell and Elizabeth his wife should levy a fine to Robert Jones of two messuages with appurtenances, an orchard and a garden to the said messuage belonging in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Church Street and the College Orchard lying on the North and South parts thereof and late in the tenure of Nathaniel Roberts, alias Barefoote, and Simon Godwin; also another messuage with appurtenances in Old Stratford near the Waterside and a parcel of land thereto belonging and lying on the West part thereof commonly called Rack Close, all which premises were then in the tenure of Edward Whitehead and Samuel Tant; which fine should enure to the use of Robert Jones and his heirs for ever. Witnesses: Edmund Rawlins and Thomas Woolmer.