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Compton Verney: early deeds

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Gift by William Murdak to Arnold his brother for life, of William Crossman of Compton Murdak and a half virgate of arable land with messuage, which the said William Crossman lives in the town of Compton, for which is due an annual rent of ten shillings.

To hold the said William Crossman with said premises, appurtenances and easements within Compton and without, for the whole of the life of the said Arnold, free from all servies, tithes, foreign service for the king and suit of court. Paying therefore annually one pair of gloves or one penny on St John's day.

Warranty clause Witnesses:
Richard of 'Willyhomcote';
Peter Sampson;
Richard of 'Bokervile';
Robert Russel of the same place;
Richard of 'Litelbury';
Anselm of Crimscote;
Robert, chaplain, and others