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Stivichall deeds and papers


Lease from John Gregory of Stivechall, alias Stichall, gent., to Segrave Gregory of the same, gent.,and John Clarke of Coventr', mercer, of a messuage with garden, orchard and close belonging to it in Stivechall and two yard lands in the common fields of Stivechall, late in the occupation of Abraham Fynnies, and now of William Lee, yeoman; to hold the same from the feast of the Annunciation last past for the duration of the life of Isabell Tayler, wife of Richard Tayler of Stivechall, gent., and sister of the said John Gregory, rendering annually 6 pounds (2 terms). Dated: 22 April, 15 James I Signed: John Gregory Seal on tag; circular, red. The sun in splendour. Witnesses on dorso: much faded but the names of John Lax, Thomas Clarke, Edward Garrett, Thomas Smith, Nicholas Chambers still visible. Endorsed: John Gregoryes lese to Segrif Gregory and Mr. Clark [LG]