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Sheepy Magna, Leics., deeds and papers


Gift with warranty from Humphrey Farmer of Ratclyff Culy, co. Leics., husbandman, to John Farmer his brother, of a messuage, two crofts and three virgates of arable in Ratclyff Culy called Atherston', now in the occupation of William Gretton'; which property amongst others he had by the gift of Bartholomew Farmer, his father,deceased, as appears by a charter to Thomas Banester, gent., and Nicholas Hyckman, clerk, for such uses as are therein mentioned; to hold to the said John and his heirs for ever of the chief lord of the fee. Dated: 8 January, 1 Elizabeth Seal on tag; circular, red; defaced. Endorsed: i) with names of witnesses: Richard Banrester(?), Robert Colson', John Joyner, John Gretton', and others (faded) ii) Humphrey Farmers deede for 3 yard land [LG]