Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

30.9.1606 (Tuesday 30 September 1606)

document 33102029

whereas at a court here held thursday being 24.9.==Eliz1 Jn Churche gentleman was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs to one croft of land lying below the park now of a separate parcel of a tenement of illegible text Parker namely one head abutting upon the land of the lord of this manor called Carters Croft and the other head thereof abutting upon a lane leading from the king's highway towards Smithesfields now it is shown by the homage that the said Jn Churche before this court and after the last court surrendered the said croft of land with appurtenances into the hands of the lord by the hands of Jn Pennocke instead of the bailiff in the presence of Hen Abbotte senior and Jn Cutler two customary tenants the same testifying according to the custom of the manor to the use and behoof of Jn Browne his heirs and assigns forever who present in court sought admittance from the lord to the said crofts of land with appurtenances to whom the lord by his steward granted thereof seisin to have to the same said Jn Browne and his heirs to hold from the lord by the rod at this 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 gave to the lord his fine as is shown in the margin
46s8d and made fealty to the lord and was admitted thereof tenant of the lord