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Coventry deeds and papers


Gift with warranty from John Clerk of Stychale to John Wymondeswold' of Coventre and Richard Hewet of Stychale of 12 cottages in Coventre of which 3 lie together in le Litilparkstrete in Coventre between the tenement once belonging to John Smythyer and the tenement once belonging to William Swettenham; and the other 9 lie together in le Westhorchard' between the tenement of Thomas Brownale and the tenement once belonging to Richard Palmer; with the further gift of a toft, half a virgate of land and half a virgate of meadow in Merston' Jabet [Lea Marston] which the grantor had by the gift of Henry Eryse of Frolierworth' [Frowlesworth], co. Leics.; also a messuage and half a virgate of land in Stychale lying between the land called le Torchzard' and the common field of Stychale; and four selions of arable land in Fynnam; to hold the same for ever of the chief lord of the fee. Witnesses: John Leder, mayor, Henry Breux and Robert Melburn', bailiffs of the city of Coventre, Adam Hyton', John Everdon', Richard Southam, John Bedell' of Stychale, Thomas Smyth' of Merston' and many others. Dated at Coventre, the last day of January, 9 Henry V. Seal on tag: circular, red. A head within a cusped border. Legend defaced. Endorsed: Carta J. Clerk de mesuagio et dimidia virgata terre in Stychall iuxta le Torchzard' [AG]