Thomas Bache and Margery his wife came before John de Maynwaryng, knight, seneschal of Congulton, in full court there held the Tuesday next before the feast of the apostles SS. Simon and Jude 20 Henry V1 [24 October 1441] and acknowledged the following writing and all contained in the same to be their deed and demanded the same to be enrolled and it was enrolled in these words:-
Let all present and in future know that we Thomas Bache and Margery my wife have given, granted, and by this our present charter confirmed to Richard Rixton, his heirs, and assigns their certain half burgage lying in the town of Congulton between the burgage of John de Chell of the one part and the third part of one burgage of Henry de Masonís of the other part. To have and to hold the whole of the said half burgage with its appurtenances to the said Richard Rixton, his heirs, and assigns forever, freely, quietly, well, and in peace of the chief lords of the fee by the service thence due and of right accustomed. And we the said Thomas Bache and Margery my wife will warrant and forever defend the whole of the said half burgage with its appurtenances and with all liberties, commodities, commons, and easements to the said burgage belonging or appertaining to the said Richard Rixton, his heirs, and assigns against all men. In testimony of which thing to this present charter we have appended our seals. These being witnesses: Hugh Grene then mayor of Congulton, Robert Leeke then bailiff of the same town, Alexander Lathum and others. Dated at Congulton the Thursday next before the feast of St. George the martyr 19. Henry V1 [20 April 1441].
And in witness of the enrolment of the said charter the aforesaid Sir John Maynwaryng, kt and seneschal, to this record has placed his seal. Dated the Monday next after the feast of St. Martin in the Winter 20 Henry V1 [13 November 1441].