CTH 3/98

Charter by which Philip Grene mercer of Congulton and Henry Broke of Somerforde give, grant, and by this their present charter confirm to Hugh del Grene, mayor of the town of Congulton, and to the mayors his successors, two parts of one burgage with buildings thereon lying in Congulton between a parcel of a burgage of Randall Maynewaryng’s of the one part and a tenement of John Spenser’s of the other part. To have and to hold the said two parts of the burgage, turbary, and appurtenances to the said Hugh and to his successors forever of the chief lord of the fee by the service thence due and of right accustomed. Paying thence annually one half of the profit arising from the said two parts to the reparation and sustenance of the Higher Chapel of Congulton forever, and the other half of the profit to the reparation and sustenance of the Lower Chapel and bridge of Congulton forever, by the view of Sir Laurence Fitton, knight, Philip Grene mercer of Congulton, Hugh Grene, mercer, Henry Broke, and William Joneson. And the said Philip and Henry and their heirs will warrant and defend the said two parts of the burgage with appurtenances in form aforesaid against all men.
Witnesses:- John Spenser, Alexander de Lathum, Hugh Moreton, William Moreton draper, John Honkynson, Thomas Grene mercer, and Richard Robynson then bailiff of the same town, and others. Dated on the feast of the Epiphany of our Lord 24 Henry V1 [6 January 1446].