Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

19.9.1604 (Wednesday 19 September 1604)

document 33100201

whereas at a view with court here held monday being 20.4.1601 Jn Bridge of Walsoken Norfolk yeoman was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs by the surrender of Thos Bridge and Ann his wife to one tenement and garden in the said Earls Colne late in the occupation of Jn Bridge grandfather of the said Thos and now called The Smiths Forge according as by copy of a roll of the same said court produced and clearly shown in this court now it is shown by the homage that after the last court and before this court the aforesaid Jn Bridge surrendered all and singular his premises with appurtenances into the hands of the lord by the hands of Robt Cobbe instead of the bailiff in the presence of Israel Enewes and Jas Pennock two customary tenants of this manor the same testifying according to the custom of the same manor to the use and behoof of Robt Crowe and his heirs forever provided always that if the said Robt Crowe his executors or assigns should pay or cause to be paid to the aforesaid Jn Bridge his executors or administrators the sum of 23li at upon or before michaelmas next following at the now dwelling house of Wm Heyward situated in Roydon Suffolk then this surrender should be void and of no force otherwise it should stand in full force and effect and should remain who the same said Robt Crowe present here in court was granted thereof seisin to hold for himself and his heirs upon the said condition to hold from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the said manor by the rents services and customs thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he made fine and fealty and was admitted thereof tenant
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