Covenant that a fine to be levied by William Clopton of Clopton, esq. and Anne his wife to Sir Henry Slingesby of Scryven and Sir William Slingesby of Thorpe on the Hill, co. York, Knts., of the manor, manor-house and park of Clopton with lands, etc. in Clopton, Stratford-upon-Avon, Ingon, alias Ington, alias Ingden, and Hampton alias Bishophampton, sold by indenture of 19 March last past by the said William Clopton and Anne for £3000 to Sir George Carew of Upton Hellyns, co. Devon, Knt., Vice Chamberlain of the Queen, and Dame Joyce his wife, shall be to the use of the said Sir George and Dame Joyce.
Dated 3 September 2 James I.
Witnesses: William Wicliffe, John Carvile, William Robinson, Edward Mottershed, Thomas Wells, Robert Midleton.
|Date:||3 September 1604|
|Held by:||Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, not available at The National Archives|