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Freehold Titles (ERO D/DPr262 Wm Hampton re Chalkney Wood)

15.11.1592 (Wednesday 15 November 1592)

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to all christian people to whom this present writing shall come Wm Hampton of Little Hadham Herts gentleman sendeth greeting in out lord god everlasting know ye that where the right honourable Edw earl of Oxford Israel Amice of Tilbury Essex esq Jn Drawater of London gentleman and Jn Holme of Tilbury aforesaid yeoman by their indenture tripartite bearing date 20.7.23Eliz1 did demise grant and to farm let unto Roger Harlakenden of Earls Colne esq all and every the timber wood underwoods bushes hedgerows and trees then growing and being in and upon the wood and woodground called Chalkney Wood alias Chalkenhey Wood in Earls Colne aforesaid and Much Tey or in either of them and all and every woods which were then felled and therein then remaining and all and every the rails pales posts and spurs in and about the said wood and woodground also the herbage and pannage of the said wood ground and soil to have and to hold the said wood woodground herbage pannage and all other appurtenances to Roger Harlakenden his executors and assigns from the day of the date of the same indenture unto the end and term of 21yrs then next ensuing as in and by the same indenture more at large appeareth and where also the said Roger Harlakenden by his deed indented bearing date 2.12.last past before the date hereof for the consideration in the same deed expressed did bargain sell assign and set over unto the said Wm Hampton the moiety and half part of all and every the timber woods underwoods bushes hedgerows trees then growing and being in and upon the said wood and wood ground called Chalkney Wood alias Chalkenhey Wood and the moiety and half part of all the woods which were then felled and therein then remaining and the moiety and half part of all and every the rails pales posts and spurs in and about the said wood and the moiety and half part of the herbage and pannage of the said woodground and soil to have hold and enjoy the said moiety and half part of the said wood and woodground and of the said herbage pannage and all other the premises and their appurtenances to the said Wm Hampton his executors and assigns for and during all the term then to come unexpired of the said term of 21yrs as in the same deed is more plainly expressed and declared now the said Wm Hampton for and in consideration of a certain competent sum of money to him in hand paid by the said Roger Harlakenden before the ensealing and delivery hereof whereof and wherewith the said Wm Hampton acknowledgeth himself satisfied and contented by these presents and thereof clearly acquitteth and dischargeth the said Roger his executors and administrators and every of them by these presents hath bargained sold aliened and set over unto the said Roger Harlakenden all his moiety his half part of all and every the said timber woods underwoods bushes hedgerows trees rails pales posts spurs herbage and pannage and all and every his lease interest estate term of years demand of in and to the said moiety and half part of the said wood woodground and other the premises by force of the said deed indented thereof to him made to have hold and enjoy all the said moiety and half part of the said wood and woodgrounds and all other the premises and appurtenances to the said Roger Harlakenden his executors administrators and assigns for and during all the term now to come unexpired of the said term of 21yrs in as large and ample a manner without let of the said Wm Hampton his executors administrators or assigns as the said Wm Hampton his executors administrators or assigns might should or ought to do by force of the said deed indented and the said Wm Hampton for his executors and administrators covenenteth and granteth to and with the said Roger Harlakenden his executors administrators and assigns by these presents that the said woods woodground and all other the premises by these presents bargained and sold at the ensealing and delivery hereof are and been and so from henceforth during all the residue yet to come of the said term of 21yrs shall be clearly acquitted discharged or saved harmless by the said Wm Hampton his executors administrators of and from all and all manner or former bargains sales leases surrenders and of and from all other charges titles troubles and encumbrances whatsoever had made committed or done by the said Wm Hampton before the ensealing and delivery hereof the covenants articles and agreements in the said indenture tripartite on the tenants or lessees behalf to be performed or done only excepted and foreprised in witness whereof the said Wm Hampton hath hereunto set his hand and seal 15.11.1592 Wm Hampton in the presence of Geo Harlakenden Wm Gates Robt Cobbe