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Agreement made between William son of Robert de Fulwode on the one hand and Simon son of the said Robert on the other; where as the said William was bound to the said Simon by a bond for £40 in statutue merchant to be paid at Michaelmas next, the said Simon agreed that if the said William nor his heirs entail did not proceed by writ of farm against the gift to the said Simon of 8 1/2 acres of land called le Marlefeld and le Lone in Toneworth, and if the said William, his heirs, Robert his son and Elizabeth wife of the said Robert and the lawful heirs of the said Robert and Elizabeth did not proceed by writ of waste by reason of houses burnt by fire, houses carries away with the wind or by weakness so that they would repair within three years following a house in Toneworthe which the said Simon and Robert his father held for the term of their lives, with reversion to the said Robert and Elizabeth and their lawful heirs or in default of such heirs to the said William and his heirs, that then the said bond would be void but otherwise stand in full force. Agreement made between Simon son of Robert de Fulwode on the one hand and William his brother son of the said Robert on the other; whereas the said Simon was bound to the said William by a bond for £40 in statute merchant to be paid at Michaelmas next, the said William agreed that if the said Simon and Robert his father held a messuage and field called le Fordelond and 7 acres of land in a field called Fyfzacres or 8 1/2 acres called le Marlefeld and le Lone with appurtenances for the term of their two lives with reversion to Robert son of the said William and to Elizabeth his wife and to the lawful heirs of the said Robert and Elizabeth, or in default of such issue to the rightful heirs of the said William without any alienation of the same during the life of Robert father of the said Simon and without the said Robert making any release in fee with warranty from the said Simon to any other person or doing anything that may create a bar to the inheritance of Robert son of the said William and Elizabeth his wife and their lawful issue or to the rightful heirs of the said William, that then the said bond should be void, but otherwise standin full force. Endorsed [ in the hand of William Hamper c, 1814] T Anglo-Norman, parchment 9.5 x 9.5 ins.

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