Reference NumberSGC XV.26.33
TitleMembury, Devon. Lease of pasture.
Date20 February 1662
DescriptionLease by the Dean and Canons of Windsor to Thomas Reynolds of Membury, Devon, yeoman, of the then newly-erected messuage or tenement on the parcel of land known as the Lord's Fillett, Membury, containing four acres or thereabouts, for a term of 21 years from Michaelmas 1661, at the annual rent of 6s. 8d., payable by two instalments, at Lady Day and Michaelmas in each year. Covenants by the Lessee: (i) to pay, and to indemnify the Lessors in respect of, all charges and payments, both ordinary and extraordinary, payable in respect of the demised premises; (ii) to indemnify the Lessors against any charge or composition concerning any purchase made of the premises from 'the late usurped power' or its trustees to any person and to pay to any purchaser any sum of money which might be imposed upon the Lessors; (iii) to keep and yield up the demised premises in repair; and (iv) not to alienate the demised premises (except by will) without the prior licence under seal of the Lessors. Proviso that if the rent should have remained unpaid for six weeks or if the Lessee should have alienated the Lease (otherwise than by will) the term thereby created should cease and be determined.
[The two engrossments (Lease & Counterpart ?) bear neither seal nor signature.]
Extent2 items - Lease & Counterpart (?)
Related MaterialReference numbers: XV.26.32; XV.26.33; XV.26.34; XV.26.35; XV.26.36; XV.26.37; XV.26.38; XV.26.39
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