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Compton Verney: early deeds


Gift, indented, by Thomas Murdak, lord of Compton Murdak to William Heyton and Juliana, daughter of William Fountain/Atwell ('ad fontem') of Compton, of:

one messuage adjoining the messuage of Henry son of Edith, with one virgate and four acres of demesne land extending to the kings' highway called Leicester Way;
with one acre of land in Dry furlong abutting on the west land of William Tompkin;
four acres of land on 'Mynederslonde', four acres lying in the same place between the highway and Compton Wold;
seven acres lying on [B/Vin] furlong running to the king's highway;
three acres lying on 'Kiniamstr';
five acres lying on Northslade;
four acres lying on Littlewold on the west of the land of Walter Tompkin and three acres in the same furlong on the east side of the land of the said William;
three acres lying on Nordon' beside the land of Robert ---mond.

To hold the said messuage and lands to the said William and Juliana for their lives, together with two parts of meadow, of which one part lies on Madewell and the other on Wolthalf ---'lebrokeshonershende'

Paying twenty silver shillings annually at Christmas, Lady Day, St John the Baptist and Michaelmas.

Warranty clause Witnesses:
William Durvassal of Compton;
Henry Lucas of the same;
John Smith ('fabro') of the same,
Richard Mile of Brookhampton;
John Hervey of Pillerton and others