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Confirmation of Ownership: Great Bourton and Little Bourton


Confirmation dated 1 May I James [I] [1603] by Sir William Spencer of Yarnton, co. Oxon, Kt and Thomas Spencer of Claverdon, yeoman to William Barkesdale MA, clerk, Vicar of Marston St Lawrence, co. Northants, of a messuage in Great and Little Bourton in the occupation of Edmund Gubbyn and late of Thomas Smith. Signed and sealed by the Grantors. Seals: i) out of a coronet, a griffin's head. ii) Armorial Quarterly I. Fretty on a bend three...., II. A fesse between six sea pies heads erased, III. Three stirrups? in Pale. IV. on across five stars in dexter chief A trefoil slipped V. ermine on a chevron five.... VI. On a bend between two lions rampant, a .... Enrolled in Chancery.