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Lease of a house in Castle Street, Reading

Date: 1355 | Reference: R/AT1/43

This is the earliest surviving lease issued by the Mayor and Burgesses as a legal body. The Mayor at the time was William Warde. The house leased to Thomas atte Chamber (one of the Burgesses) and his family was on the north side of Castle Street.

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