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Tanworth, Overtown or Cole Orton Saucey, Leics.


Gift with warranty from Thomas Archer of Toneworth' to William Bracy of Warmyndon, esq., John Charnells, esq., Thomas Hampton and Richard Welyngton of the manor with all lands, tenements, rents, services, and reversions on Toneworth' co Warr' belonging to the said Thomas together with the manor of Ouerton Sause in co Leycestr'; to hold for ever from the chief lords of the fee for due and customary service. Dtaed at Toneworth', Tuesday after the feast of St John the Baptist, 16 Richard II. Witnesses: Thomas Maureward, knt., Henry Sydenhale, John Fullwode, Thomas atte Berne and many others. Circular seal of red wax on tag, 3/4 in., on a shield three arrows pointing downwards, the whole within a circular border. Legend: SIGILLUM TOME DE CHER Latin, parchment, 9.25 x 4.5 ins.