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Kingshill in Stoneleigh deeds and papers


Lease with warranty from the Abbot and Convent of Stonle in Ardern' to Robert son of Alexander de Staverton' and Agnes his first wife, of a messuage with a curtilage and a croft adjoining which Simon de Benham once held in Hulle; to hold the same for the term of their lives or of the survivor of them, rendering annually 4 shillings at the terms accustomed in the manor of Stonle, and doing boon-work (precariam) at the harvest of the Abbot and Convent with one able hired servant, for all service save foreign service; and each of them shall give a heriot at death unless Agnes shall die before her husband; and they are to maintain the said property at their own cost. Witnesses: Robert Baudewyn' of Stonle, Alexander de Crulefeld, Roger de Mora and others. Tag, seal lost. Endorsed: i) Roberti filii Alexandri et Agneti uxoris eius ii) Hulle

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    c. 1290

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