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Award of Thomas Sanderson, D.D., Archdeacon of Rochester and Thomas Wrothe of London, esq., reciting nos. DR10/1625-6, that, having perused a final Order of the Court of Chancery made in Easter Term 1608 in the cause between Jane Gregory of Styvechale, widow, plaintiff, and Edmund Gregory of Mylende par. Stebbenheath, co. Middlesex, gent., defendant, whereby the plaintiff was offered two alternatives to free her jointure from an extent of 1000 pounds procured by the defendant, neither of which she had adopted; in pursuance of the Order of the Court of Chancery each party should release the other from all suits and actions between them before the last day of March following, and that, in consideration of the release by Edmund Gregory, the said Jane and John Gregory, her son, should execute a lease to the said Edmund of the Manor, hamlet and Farm of Kingeshull with appurtenances, and all their messuages and hereditaments in Kingeshull in Stoneley, late in the occupation of Edward Marbory, and the messuage with Mills called Rabbecrofte Mills and closes called Rabbecroftes with the appurtenances in Stoneley in the occupation of Thomas Greswold for a term of 21 years from the Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary next ensuing; also that the said Jane and John should permit the said Edmund Gregory to occupy the Grange House and one yard land in Finham thereto belonging until Michaelmas next and that the said Jane and John should enter at Lady Day next following upon all enclosed pasture and woods of the said Grange and that the said Edmund in the meantime should forbear to cut any timber there. Signed: Thomas Sanderson and Thomas Wrothe Witnesses: Clement Mosse, Israel Ellis and Thomas Foster. Two red seals on tags: i) oval, armorial ii) fragment only. Endorsed: i) award ii) the arbittrement of Sanderes and Wrath [LG]

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