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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

7.1.1609 (Saturday 7 January 1609)

document 33300249

and the said homage present that Wm Finche customary tenant of this manor surrendered into the hands of the lord according to the custom of the said manor one cottage with garden pertaining to the same situated and lying upon Colneford Hill to the use and behoof of Robt Caunte and his heirs who the same said Robt Caunte was admitted thereof as by copy of a court roll of this manor shown to them in evidence bearing the date 19.9.1579 and also they present that the said Robt Caunte lying in extremis let it be known surrendered the said cottage and premises with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Eliz Caunte at that time his wife for the lifetime of Eliz herself which same said surrender ought to have been presented in that manor but because neither copy nor court roll could be found by which it could be shown that Eliz was admitted thereof therefore for greater security for the aforesaid Eliz now at this court it is shown as before made to this court came Robt Caunte and Jn Caunte sons of the same said Robt Caunte deceased and sought from the lord admission to the remainder or reversion of the one cottage with garden adjoining situated and lying on Colneford Hill when it should happen by and after the death of Eliz Hicks their mother to whom the same said Robt and Jn the lord by his said steward granted thereof seisin to have to them and their heirs 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 and services thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and they gave to the lord their fine as is shown in the margin     and made fealty and were admitted thereof tenants of the lord etc and afterwards this present court sitting into full and open court came the aforesaid Robt Caunte and Jn Caunte and surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of his said steward all their aforesaid remainder of and in the cottage and said garden with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Barbara now wife of Francis Newton and the heirs of Barbara herself forever who the same said Barbara now present in court sought from the lord admittance thereof to whom the lord by his said steward granted thereof seisin to have to the same said Barbara and her heirs to hold from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the aforesaid manor by the rents and services thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and she gave to the lord her fine as is shown in the margin     and made fealty to the lord and was admitted thereof tenant of the lord