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Contemporary copy of a grant from William, lord of Burmyngham to Walter Clodeshale of permission to give to a chaplain established to celebrate mass in the church of St. Martin's in Burmyngham at the altar of St. Mary in the said church for the souls of the said Walter and Agnes his wife and their ancestors and successors and the faithfull departed 4 messuages and 20 acres of land in the said town notwithstanding the Statuts of Mortmain; the said chaplain and his successors to hold the same in free alms for ever; the said Walter and his heirs to have the right to present a chaplain to the said chantry when it falls vacant. Dated at Burmyngham, Monday after the feast of all Saints, 3 Edward III Witnesses: Dom John de Ayleston', rector of the church of Burmyngham, Dom Henry de Burmycham, knight, Henry le Bret', William Mercer', William Newport the elder, John Edmund', John Atteholt and others Endorsed: [Early 16th cent.] Wat' Clodssalle Cantarede Brymincham Latin, parchment, 83/4 x 43/4 in.