Indenture witnessing that whereas John Mawlte, esquire, by indenture dated 28th April, 37 Henry VIII., demised to Oliver Hyde of Abingdon, his farm place in Uffington with lands called 'Oldelands', 'Hoggen', 'Dane', 'Ewendowne', 'Wetherdowne', 'Sheephowse closes', 'Drovewey', 'Conynger', 'Somerleez', 'Moredowne', 'Morowleez', 'Home close', and 'Westeham', and arable ground in Uffington for twenty years from the Annunciation then last past, as amply as John Andelett and Katherine his wife held them by a lease from the late abbot and convent of Abingdon, paying 20l.: the said Mawlte for 166l.13s.4d. paid to him by William Cator of Uffington, as a fine, has demised the premises with the arable ground lying near a cross called 'Blakes Crosse' and a close called 'Brychecombe close' alias 'Sheppehouse close', to the said Cator, for forty years from the Annunciation, A.D.1565, paying 20l. yearly. Other covenants specified: Berks. Underwritten: Certificate by Thomas Warde, an examiner of the Court of Chancery, that the above is a true copy of the original.
Dated: 4 May, 37 Henry VIII.