Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

24.9.1611 (Tuesday 24 September 1611)

document 33401196

whereas at a view with court here held 30.9.1606 Wm Greene was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and the heirs of his body legitimately procreated to one garden upon which a barn was once built and stalls now derelict late of Barth Churche lying and being in Colne St between a tenement late of Rich Greene and a tenement late of Jn Leffingwell as by a copy of a court roll here in court produced and clearly shown now it is shown by the homage that the aforesaid Wm Greene after the last court and before this court died seised of such estate and that he had an heir of his body legitimately procreated Frances Greene and Mercia Greene and that the aforesaid Frances and Mercia are his daughters and the heirs of the body of the said Wm and they should have the right to have the premises who the same said Frances and Marcia by Ann Greene their mother and deputy humbly sought admittance to the premises and because it was seen by the court that their claim was just and therefore the lord at this court in full court by his aforesaid steward granted to them seisin thereof of the premises to have to them and the heirs of their bodies legitimately procreated in coparcenary 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 they paid their fine as is shown in the margin
20s and were admitted thereof tenants and their fealty was respited until etc but because the aforesaid Frances and Marcia are under age viz the aforesaid Frances 4yrs or thereabouts and the aforesaid Mercia 2yrs or thereabouts therefore the lord by his aforesaid steward granted custody both of the bodies and of the aforesaid lands of Frances and the aforesaid Marcia to Ann their mother until they should reach their legal age of fourteen years to find for them food and clothing and all other necessaries whatsoever to return also at their said age the accounts of the profits and the aforesaid Ann made fealty to the lord and was admitted etc