RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 2/8
Date20 May 1426
DescriptionAt Macclesfeld ye Monnday next after ye feste Seint Dunstan ye bysshopp, ye 3ere of ye regne of Kyng Henr' ye furthe.

Parties: 1. Robert of the Dounes of Shrigley. William of Assheton of Worth and Agnes his wife, 2. John of Shalcros of Shalcros [Shalcross].

Contract of Marriage; marriage of John son and heir of John Shalcros, to Agnes sister of Robert Downes, granted for £40 payable by party 1 to party 2. Party 2 to give his son 20 marks and assure to him an estate in land (to be assessed by Counsel approved by party 1) in fee simple to the value of 40s. per annum over and above all charges. Party 2 is bound in £100 to ensure descent or remainder of his lands to his son at his death; both parties bound in £100 for execution of contract.

Mark: B. p. 15.
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 12" wide by 10", stained. Seal missing from label, traces of red wax c.30mm diameter.
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