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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

19.5.1619 (Wednesday 19 May 1619)

document 33602787

and also at this court it is shown by the homage that the aforesaid Jn Church gentleman late customary tenant of this 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 croft of land called Sawyers containing by estimation 4a more of less which same said croft of land among others the aforesaid Jn Churche surrendered into the hands of the lord to the use of his last will by which last will the aforesaid homage now showing bearing the date 23.2.1617 it is shown that the aforesaid Jn Churche gave and bequeathed the aforesaid premises to Jn Churche the son junior and heir of the aforesaid Jn Churche and his assigns and to his heirs and assigns the tenor of which same said last will concerning the premises in the following english words viz item I give and bequeath unto Jn Churche my youngest son one other parcel of land called Sawyers to have and to hold the said parcel of land unto him the said Jn Churche my son and to his heirs and assigns forever immediately after my decease now to this court came the aforesaid Jn Churche and humbly sought from the lord admittance to the aforesaid premises according to the tenor and 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