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Coventry deeds and papers


Quitclaim from William de Halys of Coventr' with the assent of Agnes his wife to Henry called the Baker (Pistori) of Coventr' of all his right in 6 pence annual rent issuing from the house of Walter de Hibern' without `barram episcopi' [Bishop's Gate] in Coventry which is between the lane leading towards the mill of Hulle and the land of John Tole; and for this the said Henry gives 6 shillings of silver. Witnesses: Robert de Stoke, steward, Robert de Cilton', William le Parkere, Thomas le Mowbrey, John Tole, John Pyhot, Walter le Coupere, Richard Mynnyht and many others. Dated at Coventr': Thursday next after the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 21 Edward I. Two seals on tags: i) a pointed oval, green. A foliated cross. Legend: S. WILL--- ii) green, fragment only. Endorsed: i) de filiis Ricardi Chowhe [contemp] ii) de placea super corneram versus Hull mulne extra barram episcopi et terram Johannis Tole, xvii supd;. [altered from vi supd;.]