Official papers - Coventry
Permission granted by Abraham Owen, mayor, A. Gregory, N. Hanson and Robert Smith, Deputy Lieutenants of the City of Coventry, to Margery Aston, to inhabit one of the gates of the city called Wellstre[te] Gate. The said Margery to hold the same for life upon condition to keep it in good repair, for a peppercorn rent. Endorsed: My lady Aston. Lease of y supe; Tower for her life.