Assignment of Mortgage: Halford
Assignment of Mortgage from Sir Hercules Underhill of Idlicote, knight, and John Rudd of Idlicote, gent., to Richard Aynge of Stratford-upon-Avon, gent., (reciting that by an indenture, dated 2 May 1653, Sir Hercules Underhill mortgaged to John Rudd his mansion house with orchard, gardens, dovecote, courtyard, barns and stables in Halford, together with the close adjoining called Conygree containing three acres, a close called Parking Close containing one acre, a close called the Well containing one acre, eight acres of meadow in the Nether Ham, one acre of meadow in Over Ham, three acres in Downe Meadow, closes called Mornehill Close and Downehill Close, three platts or pieces of arable land containing fifteen acres on Downehill, and a close newly enclosed containing three acres, all which premises were in the occupation of the said Sir Hercules, to secure £220) for £220 paid to John Rudd by Richard Ayinge and £200 advanced to Sir Hercules Underhill by Richard Ayinge of the residue of the said term of 1000 years in the said premises. Witnesses: Thomas Fletcher, Ralph Gibbs, Robert Rowse (by his mark), James Leppington. Endorsement, dated 20 June 1666, that the mortgage money had been supplied by Henry Gibbs for whom Richard Ayinge was a trustee. Witnesses: Edmund Tidsall and Edward Somervile. See also ER3/2275.