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Compton Verney: early deeds, Compton Murdak, a grant


Grant by Richard Prews of Balscote, Oxfordshire, to John Watton of Lighthorne, of one toft with curtilage and one and a half acres of land in the fields of Compton Murdak, formerly in the tenure of Gilbert Page and Beatrice Durvassall , and which said Richard holds by gift and feoffment of the said John Watton.

To hold of the chief lord of the fee for services due and accustomed.

Warranty clause. Witnesses:
John Jones,
William Ward,
William Hunt of Lighthorne;
William Freeman of the same;
Thomas Falconer of Kineton,
John Brou of the same;
Thomas Wells,
Henry Toly and others.

Dated at Compton Murdak, 20 May 15 Richard II [See DR98/56 for a contemporary copy]