Original in Shropshire Archives.
John Herefordshire is a drover who came to Wyken with a bunch of cattle which had been stolen from Ludlow
Item present that John Herefordshire on Thursday in the Feast of St Michael last past came to Wyke with 6 calves price 22s 8d which price was raised to the use of the lord because the said John feloniously took them at Lodelowe and drove them and he admitted that the cattle were abandoned. It is said that John the drover on the second day after St Michael last past led five calves price 30s, abandoned goods and one returned to the bailiff Item. Present that 1 heifer colour dun price 2s 6d was seized because the aforesaid John drove it. In the custody of the bailiff Item present one young mare price 6d colour falowe led by the same John the drover in the custody of the bailiff. Item present one bay horse price 40d led by the same John the drover in the custody of the bailiff
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