Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

19.5.1619 (Wednesday 19 May 1619)

document 33602622

and also at this court it is shown by the homage that Jn Church gentleman late customary tenant of this same manor after the last 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 croft of land containing 3r of land more or less called Crosfield which same said croft among others the aforesaid Jn Church surrendered into the hands of the lord to the use of his last will by which last will it is shown now by the homage bearing the date 23.2.1617 that the aforesaid Jn Church gave and bequeathed the aforesaid premises to the aforesaid Barth Churche son and heir of Jn Churche himself his heirs and assigns forever the tenor of which same said last will concerning the premises in the following english words viz the residue of all my lands and tenements not formerly given I give and bequeath unto Barth Churche 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 same said last will of his father to whom the lord by his aforesaid steward granted to him seisin thereof 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