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Compton Verney: early deeds, Whitnash and Wellesbourne, an agreement for a chantry


Agreement between Thomas Knight, clerk and John, son and heir of James de 'Denyngton', reciting that whereas the said Thomas is bound by a bond of obligation to the said John in the sum of £100 sterling, payable at Michaelmas after the date of the said bond,

Nevertheless the said John for himself and his heirs will acquit the said Thomas from payment if he alienates one messuage, one carucate,and 117s 5d 1/2d rent in Whitnash and Wellesbourne, which formerly belonged to William of Kineton and which belong to the said John son of James by right and inheritance,

To be put towards the praying for the souls of the said Thomas and for the souls of the said James of Denyngton and Katherine his wife in a chantry in the church of [blank in manuscript].

And the said Thomas further agrees with the said John son of James, his heirs and assigns that if the said John son of James pays 110 marks to the said Thomas, he will release the said premises to the said John and his heirs, anything to the contrary notwithstanding.

Dated 10 February 13 Henry IV