Document ReferenceMi D 585
TitleDeed of gift, Richard son of Sampson of Leake, to his brother William. Location: Keyworth, Nottinghamshire
Content DescriptionRichard, son and heir of Sampson of Leake gives to his brother William all lordship that he has or may have in one virgate of land with toft and with other appurtenances in town of Keyworth that his sister held of him and in the 2/6d annual rent which she paid in two equal portions at Martinmas and at Pentecost; Richard also concedes to William all claims that he has to wardships, feudal dues, homages, dowries without any other retentions which he and his heirs may have.

Terms: To be held by William and his heirs or assigns of Richard and his heirs freely, quietly, well and peacefully in perpetuity paying to them annually one grain of pepper at Pentecost for all secular services, exactions and customs of the manor court.

Date: Example of handwriting.

Witness: Robert (son of Alan, clerk (of East Leake) & William, faber of East Leake & Alan (son of) Nicholas (of East Leake) & Richard (brother of Nicholas of East Leake) & William (son of Agnes) & Thomas (son of) Clement (son of) Wynne & Gilbert (son of) William, faber
Physical DescriptionTag seal missing; endorsed in unknown 17c hand.
ConditionGood; general staining

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