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Gift with warranty from William Poote of Halesowen' and Lettice his wife, John Persons of Spernore and Margaret his wife and Roger Greswold' of Kenelworth' and Agnes his wife, which Lettice, Margaret and Agnes are the daughters and co-heirs of William Higford' of Huluerley in Solihull' and Elizabeth his wife, to Richard Boteler of Solihull' and John Smyth' shoer of the same of all arable land with meadows and moors in a field called Brownesfeld' in Bykenhull' and also two acres of arable land in Blakeley in the said parish, all which land was due to pass to the said Lettice, Margaret and Agnes on the deaths of the said William and Elizabeth, their father and mother; to hold for ever from the chief lords of the fee for due and customary service. Dated at Kyngton', 12 December 21 Edward IV Witnesses: Thomas Mountfort esquire, Thomas Hawe of Shelley, Robert Greswold' of Solihull', Robert Sprygge of the same, Robert Avenant of the same, Baldwin Praty of the same and many others 5 tags for seals with traces and fragments of red wax 6. Oblong seal of red wax on tag, 1/2 x 1/4 in. Latin, parchment, 10 x 91/2 in.