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Stivichall deeds and papers


Lease with warranty from John son of Ranulph de Stivischal' to Thomas de Merston' and Joan his wife of one and a half acres of arable land of which half an acre lies in le Mershe, half an acre upon le Watergall' and half an acre on the furlong called le Whyte; to hold of the said John during the lives of the said Thomas and Joan, rendering annually one rose at Mid-summer for the first 40 years from this date, and after the forty years 10 shillings at the usual terms in Stivischal'; and for this the grantor receives 10 shillings. Witnesses: Robert Baudewyn' of Stonl', Simon del Cloud', John de Fynham, Geoffrey de Whytel', Henry del Heth', Richard in le Hurn' of Bathekynton', William le Western' of Stivischal' and many others. Dated at Stivischal', Sunday next after the feast of St. Edmund, 10 Edward II Seal on tag; circular, white. A griffin statant. Legend obscure. Endorsed: Merston [AG]