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Coventry deeds and papers


Gift with warranty from John de Langeleyeknight to Hugh de Copston' of Coventr' merchant, of a messuage with houses built thereon and all other appurtenances which he had in Smythesfordestrete in Coventr' lying between the messuage of Henry de Pollesworth' and the messuage of Roger de Cundulm' in breadth and extending in length from the highway to the land of the Master of the Hospital of St. John of Coventr'; to hold the same of the chief lord of the fee, for due and customary service and rendering annually to the said John 7 shillings (4 terms) and suit of court in Coventr'; and for this the said Hugh gives 6 marks. Witnesses: Roger Dayseye, bailiff of Coventr', John Leuwyne, coroner, Mathew de Ruyton', William de Copston', Richard de Sancto Jacobo, Stephen le Mareschal, Robert Faccon, Adam de Schustok', Richard le Mercer, Alexander le Schereman, John Dobedy, clerk, and others. Dated at Coventr': Thursday next after the feast of St. Peter in Cathedra, 29 Edward I. Seal on tag: circular, dark green. A cupid riding a lion (?) Endorsed: i) Crosse Kays, Fenton vii sups;. [AG] ii) Mr. Onley vii sups;. Smythfordst'. Mr. Over recovered the howse anno xxix Henry theight: this howse doth suyte to my Mannor in Coventry [AG] iii) Secta curie manerii de Coventre [AG] iv) Hugo de Copston'