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Asthull in Coventry deeds and papers


Quitclaim from Robert earl of Leicester and lord of the castle of Kenelworth' to Arthur Gregory, esq. lord of Stivechale. Whereas a dispute had arisen between them over the non-payment of an annual rent of 3s.4d. from 3 closes and the site of a messuage in Asthull in the parish of Stivechale, claimed as part of the farm of Astelgrove, granted to the said earl by letters patent dated --- June 5 Elizabeth [1563], now, because the said rent, by virtue of the said crofts being lately in the possession of Edward VI, was extinguished, the said earl relaxes his claim to the said rent; and furthermore he quitclaims to the said Arthur all his right which he has in Locksmyth hull, alias Calvers hull, and in the soil of the same heath, also in Horewell Lane and Aylesde' Lane. Dated: 12 July, 17 Elizabeth A small circular red seal on tongue, bearing arms of the Earl of Leicester. Endorsed: a grant of the Earle of Leic' of cheif rent in Asthull in Stichall parrish [LG]