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Agreement for use: Clopton, Ingon and Old Stratford


Agreement dated 17 August 21 Charles II [1669], of Sir Edward Walker, Knt., Garter King of Arms, with Sir John Clopton of Clopton, Knt., and Henry Smith of Old Stratford, gent., that, whereas by indentures of 16th instant he purchased of Nathaniel Cookes, gent., and others a meadow called Clopton meadow in the fields of Ingon and Old Stratford, heretofore in the tenures of Thomas Horn, John Rutter and Widow Rumney and now in the tenures of Thomas Horn, Edward Wagstaffe, esq., and Joseph Phillips, together with parcels of meadow called Edkins Leasowe in the lordship of Clopton, in the tenures of John George, Clement George and John Carelesse, the said Clopton meadow shall be to the use of him, Sir Edward Walker and Dame Agnes, his wife for the life of the survivor, with remainder for life to Dame Barbara Clopton his daughter, with remainder in fee to Edward Clopton esq., his grandson, and the said Edkins Leasowe shall be to the use of Sir John Clopton in fee; with covenants for fines to enure to the same uses. Signed 'Edward Walker, Garter', with fragment of seal. Witnesses: Edward Wagstaffe, Edward Harrison, William Challoner, John Woolmer junior, Francis Oldfeild and William Stephens.