Let it be known in the present and future that we, John Bysshop, John Everard Senior, John Armurer, William Heyward and Richard Byshhop have demised [1], delivered and by this our present charter have confirmed to John Bourghcher, John Maltby rector of the church of Springfield, William Deonys, John Gybeloun and Richard Osbern all these lands and tenements, rents and services with all their appurtenances in the villages of Good Easter and Mashbury which formerly were held by Richard Yyng with other foeffees [2], to have and to hold all the aforesaid lands and tenements, rents and services with all their appurtenances to the aforesaid John Bourghcher, John Maltby, William Deonys, John Gybeloun and Richard Osbern, their heirs and assigns [3] from the chief lords of that fee by the services due from them and for the accustomed fourpence in perpetuity. In testimony of which we attach to this our present charter our seals. These being the witnesses: William Glacecok, John Everard Junior, William Elbode, John Alworth, Nicholas Love and others. Given at the aforesaid Good Easter on the 16th day of the month of April in the 22nd year of the reign of King Henry the sixth after the conquest. [1444]

[1] Conveyed or granted by will or lease.

[2] Holders of land title by fee.

[3] One to whom property is legally transferred.