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Chesterton: early deeds


Grant by John, son of Roger Leygh to Thomas, son of Thomas Venour of Shir[ving]ton, of one site, with dovecote built thereon in the vill of Kingston, which site was formerly a capital messuage of Roger, father of the grantor. Grant also of a messuage and half virgate of land which John Hewet holds from [ms damaged]. Together with a piece of meadow in Hillmede, with common of pasture for eight beasts in pasture called Le Wold and all rights, easements, appurtenances which will fall to grantor after death of his father, Roger. To have and hold the same in perpetuity, from the chief lord of the fee for services due and accustomed. Witnesses: John Bernard of Medburne, Leics; Richard of Medburne, Hugh, son of Alan of Medburne; Henry Broke of the same; Richard son of Adam of the same; Robert Preston of the same, clerk; Thomas, son of Richard Kent of Kingston; John, son of Jacob of the same; William P[r]atele of the same; Henry Freman of the same; Dated at Medburne, 9 April 3 Edward II