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Deeds, letters c.: Wheler Papers


`Articles of agreement indented made betweene William Shackespeare, of Stretford in the county of Warwicke, gent., on the one partye, and William Replingham, of Greete Harborowe, gent., on the other partie' whereby the latter covenants to compensate Shakespeare for any loss he or one Thomas Greene should incur `in respecte of the increasinge of the yearelie value of the Tythes they... doe joyntlie or severallie hold and enjoy in the said [common] fields [at Stratford] or anie of them by reason of anie Inclosure or decaye of Tyllage there ment and intended by the said William Replingham.' Dated 28 October 1614. Witnesses: Thomas Lucas, John Rogers, Anthony Nasshe, Michael Olney. Contemporary copy, endorsed: `Coppy of the articles with Mr Shakspeare' Folio 78. Printed by J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps, 'Outlines of the Life of Shakespeare', 6th ed., 1886, p.35, with facsimile, p.38.

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