1. Thomas Lodge, cytezen and alderman of the Citie of London
2. Syr Rowland Hyll of London knight and Thomas Leygh, cytezen and alderman of the said Citie
Bargain and sale of the manors or lordships of Haughton als Hawkeston and Sulton, farms called Haughston als Hawkeston and Sulton, with appurtenances in Haughston als Hawkeston, Sulton, Hodnet and Wem (all which Thomas Lodge had from Rauffe Adderley of the Middle Temple gentleman as by certain assurances had and made may appear and which Adderley had by assurances made to him, his heirs and assigns by Edward Twynyhoo of Barnardesley co Dorcett esq; to hold to use of Hill and Leygh, their heirs and assigns. Covenant for further assurance within one year. Lodge to discharge the property from any incumbrances by himself or Addelrye; deeds to be handed over by Christmas. Hill and Lodge may take any money recoveryed by action against Adderley.
Recital of indenture 1 February 30 Henry VIII (1539)
(1) Edward Twynyhoo
(2) George Rous of the Citie of London gentylman
Demise of the property for term of 40 years from expiration of a former lease made to Sir George Cotton knt by the name of George Cotton esq, £12 10s rent - the lease to Cotton expired at Michaelmas 2 and 3 Philip and Mary (1555)
Recital of another indenture of 6 November 4 Edward VI (1550)
(i) Edward Twynyhoo
(ii) John Parrott of Laken gentylman
Demise of the manor of Sulton and premises in Sulton and Wemme from expiration of the lease to Cotton for 60 years, rent £12
Both leases have been conveyed to Edward Lodge gentelman, brother of Thomas. Covenant by Hill and Leygh for quiet enjoyment by Edward Lodge for the term granted to Rous and another 20 years as granted by the lease to Parrott
Signature of Thomas Lodge. Witnesses: - Thomas Alkynson public, William Horner.