Marriage Settlement

Scope and Content

(i) Thomas Strangways of Melbury Sampford, co. Dorset, esq., Thomas Strangways. esq., his son and heir apparent, and John Strangways, gent., his second son.

(ii) Edward Vaughan of Lloydiarth, co. Montgomery, esq., and Mary Vaughan, spinster, his eldest daughter.

(iii) Sir Nathaniel Napier of Middlemarsh Hall, co. Dorset, Bart., and Sir Henry Bunbury of Chester, Bart.

(iv) Sir John Trevelyan of Nettlecombe, co. Somerset, Bart., and John Bridgman of Blodwell, co. Salop, esq., son and heir apparent of Sir John Bridgman of Castle Bromage, co. Warwick, Bart.

(v) Richard Mitton of Halstone, co. Salop, esq., and Robert Browne of Frampton, co. Dorset, esq.

(vi) Sir William Williams of Llanvorda, co. Salop, Bart., and William Tayleiur of Rorington, co. Salop, esq.

(vii) Sir William Drake of Afts, co. Devon, Kt. and Bart., and Richard Bingham of Binghams Mellcombe, co. Dorset, esq.

The manor, capital messuage, farm and demesne lands of Abbotesbury, co. Dorset, the rectory and advowson of Abbotesbury, capital messuage of Melbury Sampford, the manors of Melbury Osmond, Stinsford, Woodsford Compton Dundaine, and other manors messuages and lands (named) in cos. Dorset, Somerset and Warwick to (iii) upon trusts (specified).

Consideration: intended marriage of Thomas Strangways, the son, and Mary Vaughan.