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Kingshill in Stoneleigh deeds and papers


Draft of inquisition held at Warwick on 26 September, 22 Elizabeth before Edward Boughton, esq., sheriff, witnessing that on the day mentioned in the writ, i.e. on 24 November, 13 Elizabeth [1570: i.e. on the day he was appointed feodary: see no. DR10/1994], Arthur Gregor', esq. was seised in demesne as of fee, together with Jane Ferers, now his wife, of the manors of Kyngeshull and Styvechale, and that they were worth annually more than 5 pounds; that on the day of the inquisition, the said Arthur and Jane were seised of the said manors for life, with remainder to John Gregory and his heirs male, or, in default, to other specified in indentures, dated 10 August, 12 Elizabeth [no. 1208], made between Arthur Gregory of the one part and Henry, Earl of Huntingdon, Robert Dymoke, Ralph Segrave, John Gregory and Ralph Rydgely, esquires, of the other, and other indentures made between the said parties, dated Monday after the octaves of Michaelmas, 12 Elizabeth [no. 1209]. Written by Arthur Gregory.