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Lease for a life from Harry Broun' of Toneworth' and Emma his wife to Thomas Wescote, son and heir of the said Emma, of half of the 'meseplace' lived in by the said Harry and Emma together with half of the other houses, gardens, fields, waters, meadows, leasowes and pastures in the lordship of Toneworth' in the same manner as Thomas Colyns, father of the said Emma, held the same; to hold during the life of the said Emma for the annual rent of 8 shillings [2 terms], the said Thomas to pay all lawful charges pertaining to the said property during the said term, and the said Harry and Emma to have the right of distraint if the said rent was unpaid or in arrears 15 days after any of the said terms and to keep the same until it was paid; after the death of the said Emma, the said Thomas was to have the whole of the said property as held by Thomas Colyns to hold for ever from the chief lords of the fee for due and customary service; the said Harry and Emma granting him enough wood for his fire and to enclose his garden and pasture during the said term, and also certain household goods, a quern to grind malt in, a 'ledde' to brew in, a great vat to 'wete' 2 quarters of barley in, a 'wynch', a coofer, a basin of 'masculyn', the greatest pot of brass except one, an iron frying pan, a stone martar and a pair of pot hooks, the said Harry and Emma to have the use of these goods whenever they needed them, and the said Thomas and his wife to ask for the use of the same and not to be denied, all the said goods to pass to the use of the said Thomas after the death of the said Emma. Dated at Toneworth', 7 Henry VII. Portion of red wax on tag. English, parchment, 131/2 x 9 in., indented.