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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

22.3.1611 (Friday 22 March 1611)

document 33400407

whereas at a court here held tuesday being 5.8.1595 Jn Browneson and Joan his wife were admitted tenants of the lord for themselves and the heirs of Jn himself forever to one croft of land or pasture called Chalkney Croft or by whatever name it is known now divided into two crofts as by a copy of a roll of that court here in this full court it is shown now to this court came the aforesaid Jn Browneson in person and in full and open court surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of the aforesaid steward one parcel of the said croft of land now divided from the rest of the said croft of land and lying on the west part of the said remainder of the said croft of land late of the demesne lands of this manor called The Fenne now in the tenure of Xoph Parkinson to the use and behoof of the aforesaid Jn Browneson for and during the whole term of the natural life 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 Jn Browneson younger son of the aforesaid Jn and the heirs of the body of the said Jn the son legitimately procreated and in default of such heirs the remainder thereof to Cornelius Browneson son of Roger Browneson and the heirs of Cornelius himself forever and upon this to this court came the aforesaid Jn Browneson the father and the aforesaid Jn Browneson the son and sought from the lord admittance to their separate estates thereof to whom the lord by his aforesaid steward granted thereof seisin to have to the same said Jn Browneson and Joan his wife for their natural lifetime and to the longer liver the remainder thereof to the aforesaid Jn Browneson the son and the heirs of his body legitimately procreated and in default of such heirs the remainder thereof as stated above 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 etc and made fealty to the lord and were admitted thereof tenants of the lord in the aforesaid form