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Chesterton: early deeds


Confirmation of lease from Thomas, son of the late William Legh of Kingston to Simon Waryn of Kingston, of one messuage, with all other builidngs on the site, and appurtenances in Kingston which were formerly John Jacobs. He also leases to Simon all the arable land he held on the day of the demise in the fields of Kingston, together with half of the meadow belonging to the said lands.He also grants six oxen, each worth one mark, and two teams with two ploughs, one pair of [ ] and two harrows with all other gear. To hold land, beasts and equipment for the term of ten years, Simon to maintain buildings and land in good repair and grow specified crops with fallow. Rent for messuage is ten shillings per annum in lieu of all services, and Thomas to receive each year during the term, at St Peter ad Vincula, one beast worth a silver mark. Sureties for Simon's observance of terms are John Huwet and Roger Geffrey of Kingston Witnesses:Sir Henry Lodbroke, knight; Nicholas Warwick; Richard Sowe, the elder; Richard Sowe the younger; William Fermesham; Dated at Kingston, Wednesday in Michaelmas [?16] Edward II