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Grant from Thomas Sponer of Clayhall in Tanworthe gentleman to Eleanor Sponer, widow of Thomas Sponer deceased, natural son of the said Thomas, of a annuity of £8 as dower to be taken from the manor of Clayhall in Tanworth; to hold for the life of the said Eleanor; the said Eleanor to have the right of distraint of the said annuity was not paid six days after either of the customary terms. Signed: Thomas Sponer. Dated 7 June 7 James I. Witnesses, endorsed: Henry Rous, Lancelot Sponer, Christopher Charter. Tag for seal with traces of red wax. English, parchment, 26 x 8 ins., indented.