Articles of Agreement

Scope and Content

(i) Dame Barbara Mostyn widow of Sir Edward Mostyn late of Talacre baronet deceased and guardian of Sir Piers Mostyn now an infant of 6 years, eldest son and heir of Sir Edward, Hon. Robert Lee of Lee Place co. Oxford esq. and Piers Mostyn of Greenfield (brother of Sir Edward), executors of Sir Edward.

(ii) Dame Teresia Mostyn of Greenfield widow, Elizabeth Mostyn of Greenfield spinster, Mabel Whitmore of Holywell spinster, Margaret Corless of Greenfield spinster, and Edward Griffith and John Isaac both of Greenfield yeomen.

Agreed that Dame Barbara may lease to (ii) mines of lead, caulk and calamine under a piece of land containing 3 meers in length commencing at the fence between a piece of land called Holway bach in the parish of Holywell, being part of Grange Tenement (bounds given), fifteen yards each side of the vein. Shares of those in (ii) in the mines specified.

Term: 10 years.

Rent: 30s. per ton of lead ore and 15s. per ton of caulk and calamine for the first 4 years, and 35s. and 17s.6d. respectively for the remainder of the term.


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