Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

22.3.1611 (Friday 22 March 1611)

document 33400342

whereas at a court here held tuesday being 5.8.1595 Jn Browneson senior and Joan his wife were admitted tenants of the lord for themselves and the heirs of Jn himself to one croft of land or pasture called Chalkney Croft or by any other name it is now known now in two parts divided as it was shown in the said court now to this court came the aforesaid Jn Browneson and in full and open court surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of his aforesaid steward one parcel of the said croft of land now divided from the rest of the said croft and lying on the eastern part of the said remainder viz next to a tenement now in the tenure of Roger Brownesonne to the use and behoof of the aforesaid Jn Browneson for the term of the natural lifetime of Jn himself and of Joan his wife and to the longer liver the remainder thereof after their decease and of the longer liver to Roger Browneson elder son of the said Jn and his heirs forever and upon this to this court came then the aforesaid Jn and the aforesaid Roger and sought for themselves admittance thereof to whom the lord by his aforesaid steward granted thereof seisin to have to the same said Jn and Joan and their assigns for and during the whole term of the natural lifetime of Jn and Joan themselves and to the longer liver the remainder thereof after their decease to the aforesaid Roger Browneson the son and his heirs forever to hold from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the aforesaid manor by the rent of 12d per annum and other services thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and they gave to the lord their fine as is shown in the margin and made fealty to the lord and were admitted thereof tenants of the lord