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Grant from Richard Archer esquire to John atte Wode of the county of Wogorn' of the wardship of Thomas, son and heir of Thomas Gowere, gentleman, deceased, which Thomas Gowere the elder held certain messuages, lands, tenements in Toneworth' in chief from the said Richard for military service and other services; to hold from the time of the death of the said Thomas Gowere the elder until the said Thomas the younger reached his majority; the said John also to have the marriage of the said Thomas the younger, rendering annually to the said Richard all rents and services formerly accustomed to be paid during the lifetime of the said Thomas the elder. Dated 20 March 22 Henry VI. Circular seal of red wax on tag, 1/2 in., a wolf's head. Endorsed: [early 16th cent] Carta indentata de custodia terrae heredis Thome filium heredum Thomae Gower facta per Ricardum Archer Johanni atte wode. Anno xxij Regis Henrici vjti Latin, parchment, 12 x 4.25 ins.