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Monkspath in Tanworth


Gift from William Bawdryk' of Kyngesnorton' and William Shawe of Solyhull' to Richard Boteler and John Wylmyngton' of Solyhull' of two fields in Mounkespath' in the fee of Tonworth', lying in breadth between the land of John Smyth' of Solyhull' on the one hand and the road leading from Henley towards Byrmengham on the other, and extending in length from the land of John Waryng' formerly of Solyhull' as far as the meadow of John Smyth' called Moresmedowe; to hold for ever from the chief lords of the fee for due and customary service. Appointment of William Coterell', son of Thomas Coterell', and John Lee attorneys to deliver seisin. Dated at Tonworth', Saturday after the feast of St. Lawrence the Martyr, 3 Richard III. Witnesses: Thomas Hawe of Shelley, John Greswold', Baldwin Lee, Thomas Waryng of Toneworth', Richard Barne, Richard Parre of the same, William Hawe of Shirleystret' and many others. 1. Octagonal seal of red wax on tag, 1/2 in., the letter R crowned between two sprigs of foliage. 2. Circular seal of red wax on tag, 1/4 in., a fish. Latin, parchment, 93/4 x 41/4 in.