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Corley deeds and papers


Gift with warranty from Richard Fox of Witherley, co. Leics., clerk, to Henry Williams of Merriden, clerk, of the advowson of the rectory or church of Corley, late belonging to the cathedral church of the Blessed Mary of Coventrie, now dissolved; which advowson the said Richard purchased from William Harding by deed dated 23 October last [no. 243] and which William Harding had obtained from his mother, Margaret Harding, widow of Nicholas Harding, by deed dated 20 October last [no.242]. Dated: 30 May, 26 Elizabeth. Seal on tag: red, defaced; fragment only. Witnesses: Samuel Saunders, Robert Bagnall', --- William Nokes.