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Long Itchington


Lease with a warranty from Guy Breton' of Marston juxta Wolfrycheston' to John Plume, rector of the church of Stokton', William Weston' of Ichyngton'longa and Agnes his wife of a capital messuage in Ichyngton' with all lands, meadows, pastures and feedings adjacent to the same, except one messuage with one virgate of land which William Smyzth' of the same lately took from the said Guy; to hold for the lives of the said John William and Agnes, rendering annually 30s. [2 terms], due and customary service to the chief lords of the fee and heriot on the death of each of the said lessees; the said Guy having the right of distraint if the said rent was unpaid or in arrears one month beyond any of the said terms, the right to sell the goods distrained unless the said rent was paid in full one week after the said distraint and the right of re-entry if there was not enough distraint to meet the said unpaid rent or if the said messuage and lands were neglected and not kept in good repair or if the said property were sublet without licence from the said Guy. Dated at Ichyngton'longa Wednesday before the feast of St. Dionysus, 5 Henry IV. Witnesses: Edward de Metley, Geodfrey Ayleward, Thomas Hopkyns and others. Tag for seal. Endorsed: [Early 16th cent.] Carta de Guy de Breton Latin, parchment, 111/2 x 81/4 in., indented.