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Compton Verney: early deeds, Compton Murdak, a notification


Notification from Richard Beauchamp, earl of Warwick and Aumale, lord Despenser and Lisle, Captain of Calais to all his servants and officers that Robert Skeyrne has made his homage to the earl in respect of lands and premises in Comtpon Murdak which he holds of Beauchamp by knight service, and he is not therefore to be distrained or harassed in respect of the same.

Dated 'a Londres '14 June, 3 Henry V
Name/signature in lower right corner 'Shirley' [Possibly Sir Ralph Shirley of Ettington, who served in France during the campaign of 1415