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Chesterton: early deeds


Grant by Roger Leye, with the assent and consent of Matilda his wife, to Henry son of William of Beggeworth, of a messuage and appurtenances which John King ('Rex') holds of the grantors. Also half a virgate of land which Eleanor, former wife of William of Beggeworth, in the territory of Chesterton, holds 'in pura viduetate' for homage and service. Payment of 5 marks and annual rent of one pound of cumin. Henry has right to assign, except to religious houses . Warranty clause Witnesses: Jordan Thadric; Nicolas Venor; John Broke; Michael Francis (Francisco); John son of Simon; William his brother; James of Kingston; Robert, clerk of Harbury