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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

24.10.1616 (Thursday 24 October 1616)

document 33501334

and also it is shown by the homage that Jn Pierson after the last court and before this court surrendered into the hands of the lord of the aforesaid manor by the hands of Jn Parker bailiff of the aforesaid manor in the presence of Jn Reade and Jn Prentice tenants of the said manor the same testifying according to the custom of the aforesaid manor one parcel of customary land parcel of Mellefeilde containing by estimation 4a1r27p lying between another parcel of land parcel of Mellefield on the eastern part and a parcel of the meadow called Holmes towards the west one head thereof abutting upon Berthall Mead and the said meadow called Holmes towards the south and the other head thereof abutting upon another parcel of Mellefield towards the north and also another parcel of land parcel of Mellefield containing by estimation 1a3r more or less lying between the aforesaid parcel parcel of the lands called Mellefield towards the north west and containing there in length 31rod and a half and another parcel of the said land also of Mellefield now or lately in the tenure of Jn Hodson towards the south east and containing there in length 32rod and three quarter one head thereof abutting upon a meadow called Berthall Mead towards the south west and the other head thereof abutting upon the remainder of the said parcel of land called Mellefield to the use and behoof of Jn Haakisbee clerk and his heirs forever upon the condition however that if the aforesaid Jn Pierson his heirs executors or assigns should pay or cause to be paid to the aforesaid Jn Haakisbee his heirs executors or assigns the full sum of 30li in or upon 25.10.1621 at or in the now dwelling house of the aforesaid Jn Haakisbee situated in Earls Colne then the said surrender should be void and of no force in law and afterwards to this court came Jane wife of the aforesaid Jn Pierson and herself solely and secretly examined by the steward according to the custom of the aforesaid manor and surrendered all right estate and interest which she herself the aforesaid Jane should now have or at any time in the future would be able to have in the aforesaid premises or any part thereof to the use and behoof of the aforesaid Jn Haakisbee and his heirs upon the aforesaid condition now to this court came the aforesaid Jn Haakisbee in person and humbly sought from the lord admittance to the aforesaid premises according to the form and effect of the aforesaid surrender and conditions to whom the lord by his aforesaid steward granted thereof seisin to him to have and to hold to the same said Jn Haakisbee and his heirs upon the aforesaid condition from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the 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 of the lord in the aforesaid form