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Quitclaim from John de Langeleye son of Sir Edmund de Langeleye, knight, to Thomas de Colsull' of Coventr', merchant, of 20 pence rent of assize which he used to receive annually from a certain tenement which the said Thomas holds in `vico de Spanna' [Spon Street] in Coventr' lying between the tenement formerly belonging to William le Wallere and the tenement formerly belonging to Nicholas le Parkers, together with all his right in the said tenement. Witnesses: John le Warde, bailiff of Coventr', Henry le Baxter, coroner, Richard Attegrene, John de Shepeye, John Percy, John de Badyngton', Ralph le Palmer', John le Waller', Nicholas de Haytale, William le Neve and others. Dated at Coventr', Monday in the feast of St. George the Martyr, 15 Edward III. Seal on tag: circular, dark red. A shield bearing a fess with three bezants ? in chief. Legend: SIGIL' IOHANNIS DE LANGELE. Endorsed: i) xx supd;. intayled could not passe by this deide [AG] ii) Memorandum Marlers landes in holdinge of Thomas Arche, by this releas nothing passed of the rent because contynally paid and this Johne no heire of this rent, vide le pedigre. Johne sonne of Walter Langly ye heire [AG] iii) xx supd;. Sponstrete [AG] iv) De Johanne de Langley filio domini Edmundi de Langely militis, Coventry mannor by recovery --- this xx supd;. bycaus this Sir John was not here but of Shortly only and John ye sonne of Walter Langley ye trewer here [AG]