Copy deed of revocation

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1. William Deedes of Hackington, alias St. Stephens, Kent, esq.;

2. Mary Deedes wife of 1;

3a. Sir John Dixon Dyke late of Horeham parish of Waldson, Sussex, now of Lullingstone Castle, Kent, bart; 3b. Sir Anthony Thomas Abdy of Lincoln's Inn, Middx., bart.

Concerning a meadow containing 17a. 30p. on the River Cherwell at Neithrop called Great Ensham; piece of meadow containing 14a.2r.15p. on the other side of the River Cherwell called Little Ensham; piece of meadow ground containing 4a called Calves Close or Cloysters; close called Four Nobles or Procession Way; meadow called Calthrop Meadow; meadow called Elme close; meadow called Ram Close and adjoining Great Ensham in the parish of Grimsbury.

All the premises are held at the annual rent of £129-4s. Trustees were to hold premises subject to a proviso for revocation exercisable by (1) with the consent of (2) and (3). Recites that the marriage took effect soon after the settlement was made. Recites that (1) wishes to revoke the settlement of the premises in Banbury and instead wishes to settle 180a land in several parishes in Kent of a greater annual value (£140). Now, (1) revokes the deed of settlement. (3) shall hold the premises upon trust for (1) and his heirs.