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Stivichall deeds and papers


Gift with warranty from Richard Canley son and heir of William Canley formerly a butcher of Coventre to William Deye of Coventre, clerk, and Joan his wife of a tenement with appurtenances in Styvechale called Mertones Grove and Edmundus Grove with five and a half acres of arable land belonging to the same in the vill and fields of Styvechale, which property Edmund Horde and John Merton' formerly of Styvechale held for the term of their lives; and the said grove lies between the land called le Heylane and the land of the lord of Calowdon' called le Heye in breadth, extending from the land of the said lord of Calowdon' which Thomas Abraham holds opposite the cross there as far as le Heye barne which John Wyseman of Coventre, barber, holds from the said lord of Calowdon', in length; and the said five and a half acres of land lie scattered in the fields of Styvechale as follows; two acres lying together in the field called le Hallefelde before the said grove opposite the said cross; one and a half acres lying scattered in the field called le Myddulfelde; one and a half acres lying scattered in the field called Netherfeld' and half an acre, that is, 2 butts, lying together in the field called le Parkefeld', i.e. in le Mershe; to hold the same for ever of the chief lord of the fee; which property passed to the said Richard after the death of the said Edmund Horde and John Merton'. Witnesses: John Clerke, Richard Hewet, John Bedull', William Sergeaunt, John Sergeaunt and others. Dated at Styvechale, 10 April, 6 Henry V. Seal on tag; oval, red. The letter I crowned between two sprigs of foliage. Endorsed: i) Carta Ricardi Canley de quadam grova et quinque acris et dimidia acra terre in Styvechale facta Willelmo Dey clerico et Johanne uxori eius prout patet inferius imperpetuum duratura etc. [contemp.] ii) 6 Hen. 5