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Title: Records of the Stratford-upon-Avon Bridgewardens
Date: ca. July 1605-January 1608
Repository: The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
Call number and opening: BRT2/1, p. 59

Semi-diplomatic transcription

xxxviijo Elizabeth Regine graunted vnto

Katherine Hill widowe for xxjte yeres
for the yerely rent of xxvijs to be
paide quarterly with a clause of
reentry for none payment within tenne daies
& to kepe the reparacions
xxvijs

WilliaRoger Smythe holdeth a Tenemente cum pertinentiis
at the will of the bailiffe & burgesses
rent by the yeare
[‘William’ later deleted by Thomas Greene and ‘Roger’ substituted]
xxiijs

Thexecutors of Sir Iohn Hubaud Mr Thomas Combes & Mr William Shakespeare doe
holde all man[n]er of Tythes of Corne
grayne & hey in the Townes hamlettes
villages & ffieldes of Olde Stratford
Welcome & Bishopton, & all maner
of Tythes of woole, lambe, hempe
fflaxe & other small & privie tythe
for the yerely rent of xxxiiijli paiable
at our Lady Day & Michaelmas
xxxiiijli

[‘Thexecutors of Sir Iohn Hubaud’ later underlined by Thomas Greene for deletion and ‘Mr Thomas Combes & Mr William Shakespeare’ substituted]

Shotterie
16 September. examinat’ & amendum
cum originale

Iohn Pace holdeth ijo tenementes & ijo yarde lande
cum pertinentiis in Shottery by Indenture dated
the xiiijth of Marche Anno xxvto Elizabeth
Regine for xx xljte yeares to begin at
Michaelmas last before the date therof
for the rent of xxs to be paide
xxs

 

Item Title
Records of the Stratford-upon-Avon Bridgewardens
Item Date
ca. July 1605-January 1608
Repository
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
Call Number
BRT2/1, p. 59, detail