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Lease of Burrough, Manor and Barton at Bideford (1657)

Grafton Collection Northamptonshire Record Office ref: G 2885

Transcribed by David Carter

Document Catalogue Description: Lease for a year of the Burrough, Manor and Barton at Biddeford, Devon, Sir Henry Palmer of Wingham, Kent, Baronet and others to Sir Cyrill Wyche, 20 Jan 1657.

This Indenture made the twenthieth day of January in the yeare of our Lord God according to the computation used in all England one thousand six hundred fifty and seaven. Betweene Sir Henry PALMER of Wingham in the county of Kent Barronet sonne heire of Sir Thomas PALMER late of Wingham aforesaid in the said County of Kent Barronet and the right Honerable Dame Jane MEYRICK widowe late wife of Sir Peter WYCHE Lt [lately?] deceased Comptroller of the household to the late King Charles and one of his Majesties most honerable privy councell of the one parte And Cyrillus WYCHE one of the sonnes of the said Dame Jane and Sir Peter WYCHE of the other parte, Witnesseth that the said Sir Henry PALMER for and in consideration of the sume of tenne shillings of lawful money of England to him in hand paid by the said Cyrilus WYCHE before the ensealing and delivery of these presents and for diverse other good causes and considerations him thereunto moveing by the consent of the said Dame Jane MEYRICK testified by her being made party and setting her hand and seale to these presents hath bargained and sold and by these presents doth bargaine and sell unto the said Cyrillus WYCHE his executors administrators and assignes, All that the Burrough Manor and Barton of Biddeford in the County of Devon with the rights members and appurtenances thereof whatsoever, And the advowson donaton free dispositon and right of patronage of the Rectory and parish church of Biddeford in the said County of Devon, And all that the Burrough and Mannor of Kilkhampton. And all those mannors of Wolston Wydmouth Woodford Lee otherwise Leigh otherwise North Lee otherwise North Leigh and the moity or one halfe of the mannor of Michaell Morton in the said County of Cornwall with all their and every of their rights members and appurtenances whatsoever, And all those capitall Messuages Bartons and Demesnes of Stowe Dinsmouth Wolston and Lee otherwise Leigh otherwise North Lee otherwise North Leigh with their and every of their rights members and appurtenances in the said County of Cornwall, And the advoswons donatons free dispositons and rights of Patronage of the Rectory Prebend viccaredges and parish churches of Kilkhampton and Weeke St Mary in the said county of Cornwall, And all other the Messuages Lands Tenements rents reversions and hereditaments whatsoever whereof or wherein Sir Beville GRENVILE Kt late father of Sir John GRENVILE Kt and the said Sir John GRENVILE or either of them at any tyme thencefore was seized of any estate of inheritance lying and being in the townes villages parishes or hamlets of Biddeford Kilkhampton Stowe Stratton Lanncells Moore Winstowe Pounstock Woodford Lee otherwise Leigh otherwise North Lee otherwise North Leigh Marchamchurch and Weeke St Mary and every of any of them in the said countyes of Devon and Cornwall or either of them, And all Messuages Tofts(?) houses Mills Gardens orchards meadowes pastures woods underwoods warrens comons waters watercourses fisherings rents revertons services Mines of Cole open and covert covred liberties franchizes priviledges profitts emoluments and hereditaments whatsoever to the said Burroughes Manors Bartons Advowsons Messuages Lands Tenements and premises or any parts or parcell thereof belonging or in any wise apperteyneing or reputed esteemed taken often occupied or enioyed to or with the same or at any parte parcell or member thereof or within or uppon the same lawfully to bee had taken exercized or enjoyed And the revertion and revertions remaynder and remaynders yearlely and other rents and profitts reserved due or payable uppon any demise or Lease Demises or Leases of the premises or any parte thereof. To have and to hold the said Burroughes Mannors Bartons Rectoryes Advowsons Messusages Lands Tenements and premises and every parte and parcell thereof with the appurtenances unto the said Cyrillus Wyche his executors administrators and Assigns from the day next before the date of these presents unto the full end and terme of one whole yeare from thence next ensuing and fully to be compleat and ended, Yeildeing and paying therefore unto the said Sir Henry PALMER his heires and assignes the rent of one pepper corne at the feast of St Michaell the Archangell if the same shall bee demanded. In witnes whereof the partyes first above named to these presents indentures intent interchangably their hands and seales have set the day and yeare first above written.