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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

1.4.1609 (Saturday 1 April 1609)

document 33300946

whereas at a court here held tuesday being 21.6.1603 Rich Allen was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs to one cottage with curtilage with their appurtenances late of Wm Sprigge as by a copy of a roll of that same court here in full court produced it is clearly shown now at this court it is shown by the homage that the aforesaid Rich Allen out of this court and after the last court surrendered the aforesaid cottage with appurtenances into the hands of the lord by the hands of Robt Cobbe instead of the bailiff in the presence of Jn Warde and Thos Smithe customary tenants of the lord the same testifying according to the custom of the said manor to the use and behoof of Jn Newton and his heirs who present in court sought for himself admittance thereof to whom the lord by his aforesaid steward granted thereof seisin to have to the same said Jn Newton and his 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 he gave to the lord his fine as is shown in the margin     and made fealty to the lord and was admitted thereof tenant of the lord