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Gift with warranty from John Parker of Coventre, draper, son and heir of Thomas Parker to William Deye son of John Deye of Styvechale of a toft and one and a half acres of arable land with appurtenances in the vill and fields of Styvechale; which toft lies between the land of the lord of Pynley which John Baker once held and the land of the bishop of Lich' and Coventr' which John Clerk of Styvechale holds in breadth, and extending from the highway called le Holowe wey as far as the arable land of Richard Huwet in le Parkefeld' in length; and the one and a half acres of land lie scattered in the fields of Styvechale as follows: half an acre in le Parkefeld' upon le Ryecroft, alias le Holweweyfurlong'; half an acre in le Netherfeld' upon Craswelfurlong' from beyond (deultra) Flaxdomshed' next to a headland of Richard Huwet; and half an acre in le Overfeld', i.e. in le Wodecokkes slade next to le Chirchepece; to hold the same for ever, rendering annually 12 pence at Michaelmas to the wardens and guardians of the chapel of St. James of Styvechale for the maintenance of the fabric, and rendering due and customary service to the chief lord. Witnesses: John Clerk', Richard Huwet, John Bedull' of Styvechale, Robert Lirpole, William Prentis, clerk, and others. Dated at Styvechale, Monday in Whitsun Week, 4 Henry V Seal on tag; circular, red. The letters IP within decorated foliage. Endorsed: i) Carta Johannis Parker de Coventr' Draper facta Willelmo Deye de tenementis in Styvechale prout inferius patet [contemp.] ii) A grant of John Parker of Coventrey draper to Will' Day of Stychale of a toft and an acre and a halfe of arable ground in Stychale; Henr' 5, 4