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Grant of manumission


Grant of manumission with warranty from Richard de Wroxhulle to John his carter of Taneworyth', son of Ranulf called reeve's son; which John the grantor bought as a 'nativus' from John le Archer of Taneworyth with all his household and chattels; to remain free from all villein services rendering annually to the said Richard 1 penny on St. Stephen's day; and for this the said John gives 1/2 mark. Witnesses: Dom Roger of Warwick chaplain, Richard de Folewode, John Wodart, Thomas del Lee, Roger Pavy, Nicholas de Swanysdych, William Brun, Roger Herebert, G. de Haylis clerk and many others. Tag, seal lost. Endorsed: Carta roxsale. Latin, parchment, 9 x 41/2 ins.