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Elmdon, Solihull, Bickenhill, Pakington


Lease with warranty from Alan Hore esquire to Richard Blakenhale of Solyhull' smyth of the manor of Elmdon' with buildings, lands, meadows, pastures, feedings, woods, rents and services, a messuage and lands called Horestenement in Elmdon', a meadow called Monkesmeadowe, pasture called Blakslade in the fee of Solyhull' and lands in Churchbekenhill' and a pool in Pakynton Pygot; to hold from the feast of the Purification of the Blessed Mary last [ February], for 14 years, rendering annually £13. 13s. 8d. at Midsummer and Christmas equally; the said Richard was not to assign the same to any person called Mountford, Mounfort or Berkeley or any person of greater state than the said Alan without special licence from the said Alan; if the said Alan to have the right of distraint for non-payment or arrears of the said rent 15 days beyond any of the said terms. Dated: 26 April 2 Richard III. Tag for seal with traces of red wax. Endorsed: [S.A.] the endenture betwene Blakenall' Alen Whore of land and tha manor of Emdon in the time of R 3. Latin, parchment,