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Tanworth and Nuthurst


Assignment from Henry Chessire of Tonworth county Warr' husbandman to John Eton of Rowyngton husbandman of a lease dated 1 Septemer 20 Henry VIII [1528] from John Norres of Yatenden Berkes to the said Henry of the manor of Codbarowe Hall with all lands and rights in Tonworth and Nuthurst from Michaelmas 20 Henry VIII for 54 years for the annual rent of £9. 10s. [2 terms]; to hold for the remainder of the said term for the said rent to be paid to the said John Norres. Fine of £27. 14s. 8d. to the said Henry. Dated, 25 Henry VIII. Witnesses: [to the sealing of the said Henry, endorsed], Thomas Barret of Ulnale, Roger Baker of Lapworthe, Nicholas Knyght, Robert Egeworthe of the same, Richard Wherrett of Hatton'. Octagonal seal of red wax on tag, 1/2 in., the letter B. Endorsed: [Contemp.] Tanworth' [Contemp.] John Etons release madde to hym [Late 16th or early 17th cent] Eatons lease English, parchment, 15 x 10 in., indented.