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Wootton Wawen


Gift with warranty from Thomas Smithe of Wigorn' rextor to Robert Sergeant of Kings Norton' of a burgage and curtilage with land, meadows, pastures and feedings belonging to the said burgage in Henley between the messuage formerly belonging to William Bukeley on the one hand and the messuage formerly belonging to John Cockes on the other hand and extending in length from the running water through the middle of the town of Henley to le olde broke, the said land lying divided in the fields of Wotton', Witley, Henley and Ulnall', also lands, meadows, pastures and feedings in Nothurste called mor' fild', also land, meadows, pastures and feedings in Tonworthe called Stapeltons' and Stony croft which the said Thomas held after the death of Katherine Butler; to hold for ever from the chief lords of the fee for due and customary service; appointment by the said Thomas Smithe of Thomas Sergeant, son of Humphrey Sergeant, of Kings Norton' as attorney to deliver seisin of the said property to the said Robert Sergeant. Dated at Kings Norton' 1 October 28 Henry VIII. Witnesses: John Parsons of Tonworth', John Raston' of Nothurste, Thomas Bissell' and Richard Sergeant of Kings Norton', with many others. Circular seal of red wax on tag, 1/2 in., a lion rampant. Endorsed: [Contemp.] Tonworth Wootton Latin, parchment, 101/2 x 71/2 in.