Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

4.4.1616 (Thursday 4 April 1616)

document 33500747

it is presented by the homage that illegible text after the last court and before this court by his surrender here in court presented bearing the date ..1614# surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of illegible text instead of the bailiff in the presence of illegible text gentleman and Sam Brewer customary tenants of this manor the same testifying according to the custom of the aforesaid manor two tenements adjoining lying and being in a certain street called Church St in Earls Colne sometime called The George and now called The Blue Boar to the use and behoof of Robt Davie and his assigns forever upon condition however that if the aforesaid Robt Davie his heirs executors or assigns should pay or cause to be paid to the aforesaid Nich Harris his heirs or assigns the full sum of illegible text of good and legal English money on the feast day of the 25.3.1616 in the south porch of the parish church of the aforesaid Earls Colne without fraud or deceit that then this present surrender should remain in full force and effect otherwise it should be void and of no force and no w at this court it is further shown by the homage that the said sum of money was faithfully paid to the aforesaid Nich Harris by the aforesaid Robt Davie on the aforesaid feast day according to the form and effect of the aforesaid surrender whereupon the aforesaid Robt came here in full and open court and humbly sought admittance to the aforesaid premises to whom the lord of the aforesaid manor by his aforesaid steward granted thereof seisin to him to have and to hold the aforesaid tenement with garden and other premises to the aforesaid Robt Davie his heirs and assigns forever 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 and made fealty and was admitted thereof tenant