Counterpart Lease

Scope and Content

(i) Sir Roger Mostyn of Mostyn, Baronet.

(ii) Rev. Michaell Briscall of Tarporley, Chester.

(iii) Thomas Broscie of Tiverton, co. Chester, gent., Roger Richardson of Beeston, co. Chester, gent.

Lease to (iii) of Beeston Brook mesuage (timber and minerals excepted).

Term: lives of Michael and Thomas Briscall, sons of (ii) and John Bailey, son of John Bailey the younger of Tarporley, yeoman.

Rent: 20s. per year, 1 rent capon and 1 rent hen or 1s.6d. in lieu, carriage of half load of coal to Beeston Hall or 5s in lieu, best beast as heriot.

Consideration: surrender of former lease with two lives in being and sum of £60 paid by (ii).


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