Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

19.5.1619 (Wednesday 19 May 1619)

document 33602041

and also into 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 aforesaid parcel of land or way with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Margt Potter herself 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 said Margt and Hugh and the heirs of the body of Margt Bridge herself 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 to them seisin thereof to have the aforesaid premises to the aforesaid Margt Potter for the term of her life and the remainder thereof to the aforesaid Margt Bridge etc in the manner and aforesaid form 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 gave to the lord their fine for their separate estates their fealty however was respited until etc and they were admitted thereof tenants of the lord