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Bargain and sale from Thomas Ward of Barford esquire, Dorothy his wife and Charles, only son and heir of the said Thomas and Dorothy to Thomas Archer of Umberslade Hall in Tanworth esquire for £190 of the capital messuage not long since built by Rowley Ward, Sergeant-at-law, deceased, father of the said Thomas Ward, and also the garden adjoining the same, now in the tenure of the said Thomas Ward, lying together in Warwicke in Jury alias Juries Streete on the north side of the said street, with the coach-houses and stables belonging to the same, which premises adjoin the freehold of Walter Copp on the east and the freehold of the said Thomas Ward on the west, with all property and rights belonging to the same, always excepting two messuages belonging to the same and adjoining the said premises on the east and now in the holding of Thomas Glendall and Joseph Deade; to hold for ever from the chief lords of the fee for due and customary service; covenant between the same to levy a fine of the said property before Michaelmas next; appointment of Francis Eede of the borough of Warwicke gentleman and John Dickins of Tanworth gentleman as attorneys to deliver seisin. Signed: Thomas Warde, Dorothy Warde, Charles Warde. Dated: 21 May 21 Charles II. 1. Fragment of red wax on tag 2. Seal of red wax on tag 3. Tag for seal Endorsed: [Contemp.] Memorandum of alterations in the above bargain and sale. Witnesses: Henry Smith, Francis Eede, Edmund Eedes, John Dickins, John Freeman. Receipt, dated 7 August [1669], from the said Thomas, Dorothy and Charles Warde, to the said Thomas Archer for £190 being the consideration given above. Signed: Thomas Warde, Dorothy Warde, Charles Warde. Witnesses: Henry Smith, Francis Eede, John Dickins, Edmund Eedes, John Freeman. Memorandum of livery of seisin, 7 August [1669]. Witnesses: Edward Harrison Francis Eede, Henry Smith, Thomas Stratford, Walter Copp, John Dickins, G. Fishe, Edmund Eedes, George Smith, Thomas Stratford Jun. English, parchment, 281/2 x 26 in., indented.