Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

19.2.1606 (Wednesday 19 February 1606)

document 33101308

whereas at a view with court here held saturday being 19.9.1579 Wm Bridge the father and Wm Bridge son of the said Wm were admitted tenants of the lord for themselves and their heirs by the surrender of Robt Jarvis to two tenements and gardens adjoining the same situated in the Church St in Earls Colne sometime called The George now called The Blewe Boare as by a copy of a roll of the same said court here brought into court it is clearly shown and appears now at this court it is shown by the homage that Wm Bridge the son after the last court and before this court surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Francis Hampton instead of the bailiff in the presence of Jn Churche gentleman and Robt Rooks two customary tenants of this manor the same testifying the two tenements and garden with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Nich Harris and his heirs forever upon the following condition viz that the aforesaid Nich Harris his heirs executors administrators or assigns should pay or cause to be paid to the said Wm Bridge his heirs executors administrators or assigns the sum of 24li of legal english money before the next court held for the manor of the said Colne Priory and in default of such payment Wm Bridge his heirs or assigns should be allowed to reenter have and possess in as good estate as he had before this surrender was given who the same said Nich Harris present here in court sought admittance to the premises according to the above named surrender to whom the lord by his said steward granted thereof seisin to him to have for himself and his heirs according to the aforesaid surrender to hold from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor by the rents and services thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he gave to the lord his fine as is shown in the margin     and made fealty to the lord and was admitted thereof tenant