Copy answer to Bill of Complaint

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By Sir Wm Robinson, Kt., dft. He did not know that John Belwood was Vicar of St Olive’s nor that a stipend, diet and right of pasture had been granted to the holder of that office since the Dissolution of St Mary’s Abbey. He did not know that such payments had ever been made or that the complainant had been appointed and admitted as vicar. He had been impropriator of the rectory for 22 years and had received the tithes worth about £100 p.a. the complainant had made no claims to the salary etc. until recently. Endorsed for Sir Wm Robinson at Mr Barker’s, a goldsmith near Charing Crosse. Paper. 9 sheets.

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