Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

19.5.1619 (Wednesday 19 May 1619)

document 33602173

and also into this court sitting came the aforesaid Thos Machin and Jane and Jane herself solely and secretly and lawfully examined by the aforesaid steward according to the custom of the aforesaid manor and surrendered the croft of land with appurtenances into the hands of the lord by the hands of the aforesaid steward to the use and behoof of the aforesaid Jane for the term of her natural life and after her decease then the remainder thereof to the use and behoof of Thos Machin elder son of the aforesaid Thos Machin and Jane and the heirs of the body of the aforesaid Thos the son legitimately procreated or to be procreated and in default of such issue then the remainder thereof to the next heir of Jane 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 Jane Machin for her lifetime and the remainder thereof in the aforesaid manner and form 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 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