Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

19.5.1619 (Wednesday 19 May 1619)

document 33601894

and also in this court sitting came the aforesaid Hugh Potter and Margt his wife and Margt herself solely and secretly examined and acknowledged by the aforesaid steward according to the custom of the aforesaid manor and surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of the aforesaid steward the croft of land called Parkers with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Margt Potter for the term of her natural life and after her decease then the remainder thereof to Margt Bridge wife of Wm Bridge daughter of the aforesaid Margt and Hugh and the heirs of the body of the aforesaid Margt legitimately procreated or to be procreated and in default of such issue then the remainder thereof to the next heir of Margt Potter herself forever to hold from the lord by the rod etc upon which at this court the lord of the aforesaid manor by his aforesaid steward granted thereof seisin to have the aforesaid premises to the aforesaid Margt Potter for the term of her natural life and the remainder thereof to the aforesaid Margt Bridge in the aforesaid manner and form 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 they gave to the lord their fine for their separate estates their fealty however was respited until etc and they were admitted thereof tenants