This Indenture made the fifteenth day of June in the fifth yeare of the reigne of our sovereigne Lady Anne by the grace of God of England Scottland France and Ireland Queen defender of the faith &c & Anoq Dom 1706 betweene the Right Honourable George Lord Bergavenny of the one parte and David Beavan of the parish of Goytrey in the County of Monmouth yeoman of the other part. Wittnesseth that the said Lord Bergavenny for and in consideration of the rents and covenants on the lessees parte and behalfe herein after menconed to be payd done and performed he the sayd Lord Bergavenny hath demised graunted and to farme letten and by these p’sents doth demise graunt to farme lett unto the said David Beavan four acres of land being parte of the waste of Pelleniny Comon there …. and adioyning to the high way leading from Uske to Bergavenny to the brooke called Nant Goye to the lease land of William Evans to the hill way leading from Mr Harries mill to Howle Myrick to the freel..d lease hold of Roger Cadogan to the lease hold of Charles Morgan and to the pathway leading from ye sd Roger Cadogan to ye sd Pelleniy Comon or all or most partes and sides thereof (except all mines and quarries of stone oare coale &c) to have and to hold the sayd pmisses with itts appurtences unto the said David Beavan his heires and assigns for and dureing the respective lives of the sayd David Cecill his wife and David theire son yeilding and paying there fore yearly and every yeare unto the sayd Lord Bergavenny his heires and assigns the rent of six pence of lawfull money of England without deduction of taxes att the feast of Saint Michaell the Archangell and the Annuncen of our blessed Lady the Virgin Mary by equall porcons and five shillings in the name of a herriott after the death of every person dieing seized or … of the pmisses and doeing suite to the Courte of the said Lord Bergavenny to be held for the Lordshipp of Bergavenny when thereto required and shall not nor will doe nor suffer to be done on the pmisses hereby demised any act project or contrivance whereby any other estate of the sayd Lord Bergavenny his heires or assigns or his or theire tenants may be prejudiced or lessened in the yearly value. And if itt shall happen the sayd yearly rent of two shillings or other acknowledgements to be behind and unpayd by the space of fifteen days next after any of the sayd feast days on which the same ought to be paid being lawfully demanded or breach of any of the covenants and agreements aforesaid on the lessees parte and behalfe to be done and suffered that then itt shall and may be lawfull to and for the said Lord Bergavenny his heires and assigns into the sayd pmisses to reenter and the same to have againe repossess and enjoy as in his or theire former right anything herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding. And the sayd Lord Bergavenny doth hereby authorize and in his place putt Robert Harries, William Davies and Edward Waters they or either of them to be his true and attorney or attorneys joyntly or sev’ally for him and in his stead to enter upon the pmisses or any parte thereof in the name of the whole and to give livery and possession thereof unto the sayd David Beavan ratifieing and confirmeing all and whatsoever his said attorneys or either of them shall lawfully doe in the pmisses as if his Lordship were actually psent att the doeing thereof. In wittnesse where of the sayd parties to these presents have interchangeably
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Sealed and delivered in the psence of Thos Lewis, Cler; Cha Morgan
David Beavan of Goytrey counter pte 1706
Lease to David Bevan of lands on Pellenay Comon in Goytrey for 3 lives. Rent 6d p ann. Hariot 5/-
Date 15th June 1706
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