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Compton Verney: early deeds, Compton Murdak, Chadshunt and Gaydon, a grant


Grant by Geoffrey Dobyn, son and heir of Richard of Chadshunt, clerk ['son and heir of Richard' and 'clerk' have been inserted: not clear whether clerk is Geoffrey or his father] to Master John of Gaydon called the Clerk, his heirs and assigns, of all his lands and tenements with appurtenances in Chadshunt and Gaydon, together with one messuage and one virgate of land in the town and fields of Compton Murdak; also Alan his serf, with all his goods and chattels.

Also one nanual rent of sixteen strikes of grain, old measure, payable at Michaelmas by John Durvassal of Compton Murdak for a hide of land.

To hold all the above from the chief lord of the fee for rights and services due and accustomed.

Warranty clause. Witnesses:
William Clerk of Gaydon;
Walter Hugon of Chadshunt;
Henry Rimel of Itchington;
William Wrasteler of the same;
Thomas Raven of Tachbrook and others.

Dated at Chadshunt, St Valentine's day, 13 Edward III