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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

24.9.1611 (Tuesday 24 September 1611)

document 33401284

whereas at a court with view of frankpledge here held saturday being 2.4.1608 Jn Mydleton was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and the heirs of his body legitimately procreated upon the conditions mentioned in that admission to two pieces of land called Mellfeilde as by copy of a court roll here in court produced and clearly shown whereas also at the said court the aforesaid Jn Mydleton surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of the steward one parcel of the said land called Mellfeilde containing 4a1r27p to the use and behoof of Wm Mydleton and his heirs who the same said Wm was also admitted at the said court to the said parcel of land now it is shown by the homage that the aforesaid Jn Mydleton after the last court and before this court out of court surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Robt Cobbe instead of the bailiff in the presence of Jn Ward and Thos Smithe two customary tenants the same testifying according to the custom of the aforesaid manor all the remainder of the said parcel of land called Mellfeilde containing by estimation 3a more or less and now divided into two parcels and enclosed by a hedge and ditch one croft thereof abutting upon Longcrofte on the west part and upon Insteppes Mead on the south part and the other croft abutting upon the king's highway towards the west to the use and behoof of Jn Hodson his heirs and assigns who the same said Jn Hodson present in court came and sought admittance for himself to the premises according to the aforesaid surrender to whom the lord by his steward granted thereof seisin to have to him 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
32s and made fealty and was admitted