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Compton Verney: early deeds


Near contemporary copy of confirmation by John Watten of Lighthorne of feoffment to his sons John and William the younger, of one messuage and carucate of land with meadow and appurtenances which formerly belonged to William Durvassal ('Durvasshale') in the town and fields of Copmton Murdak.

To hold to the said John and William in equal shares for as long as they please.
To hold in heritable fee from the chief lord of the fee, for the accustomed services.

Warranty clause. Dated at Compton Murdak
William Hunt of Lighthorne;
William Freeman of the same;
John Rokes of the same;
William Warde of Compton Murdak;
Henry Marshall of the same and others