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Gift from William de Heynton of Coventre and Richard Querndon' of the same, chaplains, to Henry de Kele of the same, merchant, and Alice his wife of all the lands, tenements, rents, etc. in Stoke and Byggyn next Coventre, Which formerly they had by the gift of the said Henry; to hold to the same Henry and Alice for their lives of the chief lord of the fee, with the remainder after their deaths to William de Dylcokes and Alice his wife and their heirs; and in default of such issue to John de Preston' of Coventre, draper, and Katherine his wife and their heirs; and should they have none, then the reversion to the right heirs of the said Henry. Witnesses: John Lybard, mayor of Coventre, Walter Goldsmyth' and Robert de Tottenhale, bailiffs of the same, John Onleye, master of the Guild of the Holy Trinity, St. Mary and St. John the Baptist of Coventre, Richard Knolles, John Cros, Rolland Damet, William Tylere of Stoke, Thomas Tenche, Parkere and others. Dated at Stoke, Monday next before the feast of the Nativity, 16 Richard II. Two seals on tags: circular, red; armorial: i) tierced in pall, reversed between the letters RPH. ii) indecipherable charges on a fesse in chief a crown, in base the letter R. Legend: AVE MARIA GRACIA PLENA DNE Endorsed: Stoke et Buggyn [AG]