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Assignment of Kents Downe 1639
To all Christian people To whom this present writinge Indented shall come. Samuell Hill of Warlegan in the County of Cornwall Clerke sendeth in our Lorde everlastinge whereas Peter Stopp of Polruan & Ibbet his wife by their Deed Poll bearing Date the xviii th Day of December in the yeeres of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lorde James late king of England Scotland France and Irelande of Egnlande (sic) the eigth of Scotlande the xliiij th for consideracions therein mentioned have Given Granted Demysed confirmed & to ferme better unto Richarde Pollard the elder his Executors Administrators & Assignes All that parcell of lande & Tenement with the appurtenances sett lying & being in Kentes Downe within the parish of Cardinham & County of Cornwall & all & singular landes Tenementes leases pastures feedings & Common of pastures whatsoever with the appurtenances appertayning or belonging unto that parcell of landes called Kentes Downe aforesaid or that hath bin accepted taken or usually lett to or with the same togeather with all their & every of their rightes Titles Clayme or Demaundes whatsoever of in or to the same or any parte or parcell thereof Together alsoe with all leases Deedes and writings touching or concerning the same or any parte or parcell thereof To have and to holde all & singular the saide parcell of landes in Kentes Downe aforesaid & all other the premisses with the appurtenances unto the said Richard Pollarde the elder his Executors Administratprs & Assignes from the day of the date of the aforesaid verited Deed Poll for and during the terme of eight hundred yeers then next following fully to be compleat and ended under the yearly Rent of one graine of wheat or wheat corne with Diverse other condicions the covenantes & agreements in the saide Deed Poll mentioned & contayned where unto reference being had it doth and may appeare And Whereas the saide Richarde Pollard the elder by his Bill of sale bearing Date the xx th daye of Maye in the Eleventh yeere of the Raigne of our saide Soveraigne Lorde James of England, France & Irelande & of Scotlande the sixe & fortieth for a reasonable consideracion therein likewise mentioned Did absolutly bargaine & sell unto Richard Pollard the younger sonne of the saide Richarde Pollard the elder all his Right Title Estate & interest in Kentes Downe aforesaid with all & singula the appurtenances & every parte and parcell thereof with the houses landes meaddowe moores & wastes whatsoever belonging or appertayning to the same unto the saide Richarde Pollard the younger for ever during the foresaid Terme of yeeres yet unexpired unto which Bill of Sale Reference alsoe being had more at large it doth & may appear And Whereas the saide Richard Pollard the Younger by his Indenture bearing Date the sixteenth Day of October in the Eigth yeere of the Raigne of Our most gracious Soveraigne lorde Charles now King of England etc for the consideracion therein mentioned Did Give Graunt Demyse confirme and to ferme lett unto William Evans of Cardinham aforesaid yeoman his Executors Administrators & Assignes All that parcell of lande & Tenement with the appurtenances sett lying and being in Kentes Downe aforesaid or that hath bin reputed accepted or usually lett to or with the same Together with all his right Title claime and demaunde whatsoever of in & to the same or any parte or parcell thereof together alsoe with all writings Deeds and Leases touching the same or concerning any parte or parcell thereof To have and to holde All & singuler the saide parcell of Landes in Kentes Downe aforesaide with all other the premisses & appurtenances unto the saide William Evans his Executors and Assignes from the day of the Date of the foresaide Deed Poll for and During all such terme of yeeres as are yet to come and expire by force and virtue of the first verited Deed Poll made by Peter Stopp& Ibbet his wife to which alsoe reference being had may & doth appeare And whereas the said William Evans for & in consideracion of the summe of (fiftene?) poundes in hand paide of Lawfull English money Did by his Indenture bearing Date the sixteenth daye of June in the Thirteenth yeare of the Raigne of our most Gracious Soveraigne lorde Charles nowe king of England etc Give Grant Bargaine sell and sett over unto Samuell Hill of Warlegan in the County of Cornwall aforesaid Clerke his Executors Administrators and Assignes All & Singuler the saide demised premisses and Every parte and parcell therof with all & singuler their & every of their appurtenances in Kentes Downe aforsaide & all the said Estate Title interest & right in & by the first vertied Deed poll given & Graunted as aforesaid, as alsoe all his whole Estate Right Title Terme and Interest of in & to the same, & of in & to every parte & parcell thereof together with the afore verited Deeds made by the said Peter Stapp Ibbet his wife with all such other Deeds leases writinges escripts & (minumentes?) whatsoever touching & concerning the saide premisses or any parte or parcell thereof To have and to hold All & singuler the saide parcell of landes in Kentes Downe aforesaid with all other the premisses and appurtenances unto the saide Samuell Hill his Executors Administrators and Assignes from the day of the date of the aforesaide Deed Poll for and During such terme of yeeres as are yet to come & expire by force and vertue of the last verited deed Indented unto which deed also reference being had more at large it doth & maye appeare Nowe these presentes Witnes That the saide Samuell Hill for the naturell love & affection that he hath and beareth unto Samuell Smith his nephew the sonne of John Smith of Pimpwell in the parish of Stok Climslande in the County of Cornwall gent And for diverse good causes & considerations him thereunto moving Hath Given Graunted bargayned soever and sett over And in & by these presentes doth absolutley & freely Give Graunt Bargaine sell & sett over & assigne & confirme unto the saide Samuell Smith his Executors Administrators & Assignes as well all & singuler the foresaide demysed premisses & every parte and parcell thereof with all & singuler their appurtenances in Kentes Downe aforesaide And all the saide estate Title Interest and right In & by the first verited Deed Poll Given & Graunted as aforesaide And alsoe all his whole Estate Title Terme & interest of in & to the same And of in & to every parte & parcell thereof Together with the former verited Deed made by the foresaid Peter Stapp & Ibbet his wife with all other Deeds leases writings evidence escriptes & (mynumentes) whatsoever touching & concerning the same premisses or any parte or parcell thereof nowe in the handes keeping or possession of the saide Samuel Hill or in the handes keeping or possession of any other person or persons to his use or by his deliveraye and consent To have & to holde All & singuler the foresaide demysed premisses And every parte & parcell thereof withall & every their appurtenances in Kentes Downe aforesaid And all the saide Estate Title Terme & Interest of the saide Samuell Hill of in & to the same & of in & to every parte & parcell thereof together with the aforesaid verited Deedes & Writings unto the said Samuell Smith his Executors Administrators and Assignes & to every of them Immediatly from the daye of the Date hereof for & during all such terme of yeeres as are yet to come & expire by force & vertue of the first verited Deed Poll made by the saide Peter Stapp & Ibbet his wife as aforesaid Hee the saide Samuell Smith his Executors Administrators & Assignes yeelding paying & doing therefore yeerly all such Rent & dutyes as he the saide Samuell Hill his Executors & Assignes are bounde and stande chargable by the fore verited Deeds to yield downpay and performe for the same And the said Samuel Hill doth for himselfe his Executors & Assignes promise Covenant & agree to & with the saide Samuel Smith his Executors Administrators & Assignes and in & with every of them by theise presents: That he the saide Samuel Smith his Executors Administrators & Assignes & every of them shall & maye from henceforth quietly & peaceably have holde use occupye possesse & enioye all the aforesaide premisses & every parte & parcell thereof with all singular the premisses & their appurtenances hereby Given graunted meant & intended to be given & graunted assigned & sett over in manner and forme aforesaide & for and during the residue of the saide Terme of eight hundred yeeres aforesaid And by & under the Rentes & consideracions aforesaid without any the bitt trouble lawfull claime interruption expulsion molestation incombrances or Denyall of him the saide Samuell Hill his Executors Administrators & Assignes or of any person or persons whatsoever clayming or pretending any lawfull right Title Terme or interest of into or out of the same premisses or of into or out of any parte or parcell thereof in bye from or under him the saide Samuell Hill his Executors and Assignes In Witness whereof the partyes abovesaide have hereunto sett their handes and Seales interchangablye the Tenth day of March in the fifteenth yeere of the Raigne of our most Gracious Soveraigne lorde Charles by the grace of god king of England Scotlande France & Irelande Defender of the Faith etc Anno Domini 1639



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15 Charles 1st Dated 10 March 1639
Samuell Hill to Samuell Smith

Assignment of Kents Downe
 

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Contributed by Malcolm McCarthy, (Malc in Sunny Padstow), who has the original document.