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Coventry deeds and papers


Gift with warranty from John Pysford' of Coventr', barker, to Robert Lawe, clerk, William Brasier, chaplain, Richard Pysford of Coventr', barker, and Roger Oswestir of the same, tailor, of a messuage in Coventr' in `vico de Sponna' [Spon Street] between the land formerly belonging to John Michell' and the land formerly belonging to Richard Acton', esq., John Anabull' and Emma Doughty on the other in breadth, and in length from the highway there to the stream of Shurburn'; which messuage the grantor had by the grant of Thomas Shistoke of Coventr', weaver, and Alice his wife; to hold the same of the chief lord of the fee. Witnesses: Richard Wode, mayor of Coventr', Henry Atherton' and Richard Spake, sheriffs of the same, John Hadley of the same, grazier, David Edmondes of the same, sherman, William Bylston' of the same, Adam Hille of the same and many others. Dated at Coventr', 5 February, 32 Henry IV. Tag, seal lost. Endorsed: i) Anno 36 H. VI. inter terram Johannis Dowtye et le Ann 38 H. VI. le m supr;. del arte de lez wevers idem [AG] ii) Henry Pisford frater Johannis 6 E. 4. Rogerus Pisford filius et heres Willelmi Pisford capellanus reles al William son frere 4 H. 7. [AG] iii) Henry Pisford 17 H. 8. [AG] iv) Johannes Pisford filius et haeres Willelmi Pisford, aldermanni Coventry parsona de Bathkington xxxi H. viii dedit ad vitam Margerie sororis sue de demi ventez et Willelmi Norton mariti sui dictum tenementum anno predicto et dicta Margeria le survivor ded anno l Elizabeth quo anno Christiana filia Johannis Marter et Johanne Pisford sororis et heredis Johannis Pisford intravit, uxor Simonis Arden [AG] v) ii sups;. chieff et servitium militare [AG]