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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

19.5.1619 (Wednesday 19 May 1619)

document 33602662

and also at this court it was shown by the 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 that same court viz one parcel or croft of land called Sanpit Croft containing by estimation 2a2r of land more or less as by the metes and bounds etc which certain parcel or croft of land among others the aforesaid Jn Church surrendered into the hands of the lord to the use of his will by which last will now shown by the homage bearing the date 23.2.1617 it is shown that the aforesaid Jn Church gave and bequeathed the aforesaid premises to Barth Church son and heir of Jn Churche himself his heirs and assigns forever the tenor of which same last will 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 Churche and humbly sought from the lord admittance to the aforesaid premises to have to him and his heirs according to the effect of the said last will of his father to whom the lord by his aforesaid steward granted thereof seisin to have to him and his heirs forever 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