Demise of John atte Hill, Thomas atte Hill and Edward Balle of lands in Framlingham, 1462

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John atte Hill, son of William atte Hill of Framlyngham [Suffolk], Thomas atte Hill, chaplain, and Edward Balle, otherwise called Edward Balles, of Framlyngham have demised to John Tymp[er]le, Richard Sothewell and William Holond, esquires, all the lands and tenements, rents and services in the vill of Framlyngham which were late of Thomas Cretyngge and 1 meadow as it lies enclosed in the same vill of Framlyngham, between the land of the aforesaid John atte Hill on the north side and a certain way on the south side, and 1 head abutting on the meadow late of Martin Stowe, formerly of John Peteman, to the east and another head abutting on part of the same way to the west - which lands and tenements, rents and services we lately had together with John Barwe, now deceased, of the grant of Katherine, late the relict of Thomas Cretyngge, Reynold Banham,the parson of the church of Framlyngham, and Thomas Launce of the same, and which meadow we lately had of the demise of Robert Rous of Denyngton and John Barwe of Framlyngham, as is contained more fully in their several charters made to us - to hold to John Tymp[er]le, Richard Sothewell and William Holond, their heirs and assigns, of the chief lords. Warranty by John atte Hill and his heirs. In witness of which we have put our seals.
Witnesses: Richard Fulmeston, Thomas Burton, John Trusse, John Calle, William Lyghton and others.
Given at Framlyngham on 10 August, 2 Edward IV [1462].

[I am grateful to Jim Poynor for kindly providing the photographs of this document and its seals.]