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Snitterfield deeds: Phillips of Welcombe


Indenture between the Right Honourable George Coventry commonly known as Lord Viscount Deerhurst, son and heir apparent of the Right Honourable George William, Lord Coventry and as such a devisee named in the last Will of Henry Coventry, late of Twickenham, Middlesex, deceased, and John Thompson of Newman Street in the Parish of St. Marylebone, Middlesex, esquire, whereby Viscount Deerhurst mortgaged by demise of a term of 1000 years all the Manors etc. in the County of Warwick purchased with the proceeds of the sale of estates in Cambridgeshire formerly the property of Henry Coventry (see DR38/71 DR38/72) of which the said Viscount Deerhurst was seised of in fee or fee tail for £4000 to John Thompson and the said Viscount Deerhurst covenanted to levy a fine of the said property which should enure to the benefit of the said John Thompson for a term of 1000 years remainder to the use of Viscount Deerhurst and his heirs with a proviso for redemption. Signed: Deerhurst. Seal man's head. Witness: E. Boneham Smith. Bond in £8000 for securing £4000. Signed Deerhurst. Seal destroyed. Witness: E. Bonham Smith. Warrant of Attorney for entering of Judgement to same effect as Bond above between the same parties. Seal destroyed.