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Snitterfield deeds: Phillips of Welcombe


Grant of licence of alienation in Chancery in consideration of £13-6-8, to Bartholomew Hales, knight of the Manors of Snitterfield and Luscombe with appurtenances, 20 messuages, 20 cottages, 20 tofts, 40 gardens, 40 orchards, 100 acres of land, 300 acres of meadow, 1000 acres of pasture, 200 acres of wood, 400 acres of furze and briar and £10 with appurtenances in Snitterfield, Bereley, Luscombe, Fulbroke and Le Heath, and also all tithes of corn grain with appurtenances in Snitterfield which it was said were held in chief by Fine Recovery or by other modes of assurance to Stephen Hales, esquire. To the use of Bartholomew Hales for life and thereafter, as to all the lands called by the several names of Commins Fields, Commins Leys, Pardies Hill, Hollow Meadow with appurtenances, to the use of the first son of the body of Sir Bartholomew Hales and thereafter to the heirs of the body of such son, similar remainders to the second and other sons and their issue in tail. Remainder to the daughters and their heirs, remainder to use of Stephen and Charles Hales and their heirs for ever. Witnessed 1st March 1621 at Westminster. Seal being Chancery Seal of James I in good condition.