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Gift from John Huggeford' of Edmondescote esquire to Thomas Waren' of Tonneworth', eldest son of Alice Waren' of the same, of a messuage in Tonneworth' with all lands, crofts, meadows and pastures adjacent as belonging to the same, the said messuage lying between the highway leading from Heanley towards Bermyngeham on the one hand and the land called Longlane on the other in breadth, and extending in length from the highway there as far as the land of the Chantry of Tonneworth' called Joyntors, which messuage with other premises the said John Huggeford' held jointly with William Catesby knight, deceased, by the gift and feoffment of the said Alice Waren' and John Waren', her late husband; to hold the same to the said Thomas Waren' and his issue for ever from the chief lords of the fee for due and customary service, or in default to Thomas Waren', younger son of the said Alice, and his lawful issue, or in default to Henry Waren', son of the said Alice, and his lawful issue, or in default to the rightful heirs of the said Alice. Appointment of attorney by the said John Huggeford' of Thomas Hawe of Sullyhull' to deliver seisin. Dated at Tonneworth' on the feast of St. Valentine the Martyr, 2 Richard III. Witnesses: John Archer of Tonneworth', Richard Fulwodde of the same esquires, John Benford' of the same, Thomas Waryng of the same Henry Asshell' of the same and others. Circular seal of red wax on tag, 1/2 in., a stag's head. Latin, parchment, 131/2 x 93/4 in., indented.