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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

19.5.1619 (Wednesday 19 May 1619)

document 33602575

and also at this court it is shown by the aforesaid homage that Jn Church gentleman late customary tenant of this same manor before this court died seised in his demesne as of fee of and in certain customary lands held by copy of a roll of this court viz one tenement with garden adjoining called Tredgolds lying in Colne St sometime of Jn Botteler and once in the tenure of Jn Barnake shoemaker with one croft of land lying next to and adjoining land called Grapnells and with a certain way lying and being on the western part of the aforesaid tenement leading out of the kings highway into and as far as the said croft as it is now enclosed which same said premises among others the aforesaid Jn Church surrendered into the hands of the lord to the use of his last will by which said last will it is shown by the aforesaid homage bearing the date 23.2.1617 that the aforesaid Jn Church gave and bequeathed the aforesaid premises to Barth Church son and heir of Jn Church himself his heirs and assigns forever the tenor of which last will concerning the aforesaid premises in the following english words viz the residue of all my lands and tenements not formerly given I give and bequeath unto Barth Church my eldest son to him his heirs and assigns forever after my decease now to this court came the aforesaid Barth Church and humbly sought from the lord admittance to the aforesaid premises to have to him and his heirs according to the said effect of the aforesaid last will of his father to whom the lord by his aforesaid steward granted thereof seisin to have to him and his heirs forever 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 he gave to the lord his fine and made fealty and was admitted thereof tenant of the lord