CTH 3/102

Charter by which Agnes Mason late wife of Henry Mason of Congulton in her widowhood, gives grants, and by this her present charter confirms to Hugh del Grene, mercer, mayor of the town of Congulton, and to his successors mayors of the same town for the time being, all those burgages, lands, and tenements which were formerly Thomas Whithedís in Congulton, lying between the burgage of Philip del Grene on the east part and the lane which leads towards the Higher Chapel of Congulton on the west part, and between a certain parcel of land called le Cokshote on the south part and extends itself above a tenement of Juliana Benetís. To have and to hold all the said burgages, lands, and tenements with their appurtenances to the aforesaid Hugh now mayor of the said town and to his successors annually elected, of the chief lords of the fee by the service thence due and of right accustomed forever. Paying annually to the said mayor and to his successors the whole profit annually arising from the said burgages, lands, and tenements with their appurtenances to the reparation and sustenance of the Higher Chapel of Congulton aforesaid forever, by the view and discretion of the mayors there and others to be elected if necessary. And the said Agnes and her heirs will warrant and forever defend all the said burgages, lands, and tenements to the said mayor and his successors in form aforesaid against all men.
Witnesses:- William Madywo then bailiff of the town of Congulton aforesaid, John Spenser: John le Barker, Alexander de Lathum, John Honkynson, Robert Leyke, Hugh del Grene draper, and others. Dated the Thursday next before the feast of St. Katherine the Virgin 31 Henry V1 [23 November 1452].