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Botley in Wootton Wawen


Gift with warranty from Michael Dormer knight, Mayor of the city of London, to John Grene of the capital messuage called Botley ferme with a garden, orchard and close pertaining to the same of the yearly value of 13s. 4d.; three fields called the Welle fylde, Brokefylde and Grenefylde of the annual value of three pounds and sixteen pence, one pasture called Pratts Leasowe of the yearly value of 11s. and another pasture lying between the land of Richard Sheldon' esquire on the one hand and Foxdrew on the other hand and now in the tenure of James Holiocke of the yearly value of 16s., all which property lies in the lordship of Wotton Wawen; to hold for ever from the chief lords of the fee for due and customary service; appointment by the said Michael of Richard Acourt and George Grene as his attorneys to deliver seisin of the said property to the said John Grene. Signed: Per me Michael Dormer. Dated: 10 February 33 Henry VIII. Square seal of red wax on tag, 1/4 in., a shield. Endorsed: [Contemp.] Dormer ded' to Grene 33 H 8. Memorandum of Livery of seisin, endorsed. Witnesses: Eustace Kytteley gentleman, Thomas Acourt, Thomas Knygt, William Piper, John Snipe?, Richard Jenyns, Robert Piper, Robert Baxter and many others. Latin, parchment, 131/2 x 71/2 in.