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Marriage Settlement: Bridgetown and Stratford-upon-Avon


Articles whereby Thomas Clopton of Clopton, esq., covenants with John Keyt senior, of Ebrington, co. Glouc., esq. and John Keyt junior, his son and heir (in consideration of his Marriage with Eglentyne Keyt, daughter of John Keyt senior, and of a sum of £1000 to be paid as her dowry under the Will of William Keyt her grand-father and a like sum of £1000 to be paid by the said John Keyt junior) to settle the manor of Bridgtowne, with lands, etc. in Bridgtowne and Stratford-upon-Avon, for a jointure for the said Eglentyne and for portions for daughters who might be born of the Marriage. Witnesses: Richard Wright, Thomas Warmstry, John Clopton, John Keyt, Francis Smyth and Thomas Taylor.