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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

16.4.1623 (Wednesday 16 April 1623)

document 33800264

it was shown above by the homage that Jn Middleton senior out of court and after the last court namely 27.9.1622 surrendered into the hands of the lord of this manor by the hands of Simon Ive instead of the bailiff in the presence of Jn Hammont and Nath King two customary tenants of this manor the same testifying according to the custom of the aforesaid manor one tenement or cottage in which Wm Middleton brother of the aforesaid Jn now lives parcel of a tenement called Sadlers and a certain yardroom as it is now designated and divided and enclosed from the rest of the aforesaid yard of Jn Middleton by Jn Middleton his son containing by estimation 10p or thereabouts which same said premises the aforesaid Jn Middleton the father took for himself and his heirs among other things by the surrender of Jn Middleton his father at a view with court here held saturday being 2.4.1608 to the use and behoof of the aforesaid Jn Middleton the son and Hester now his wife and the heirs of the aforesaid Jn Middleton the son forever upon condition that if the aforesaid Jn Middleton the son his heirs and assigns does not pay or cause to be p aid to the aforesaid Jn Middleton senior annually the sum of 13s4d of legal english money at the feast of the annunciation and michaelmas by equal portions for and during the natural life of the aforesaid Jn Middleton senior the first payment thereof to begin at the feast of michaelmas 29.9.1623 at the now dwelling house of the aforesaid Jn Middleton senior that then this present surrender should be void but otherwise it should stand in full force to whom the same said Jn Middleton the son present here in court the lord by his steward granted and delivered thereof seisin by the rod to have for himself and his heirs upon the aforesaid condition 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 customs and services thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he gave to the lord the fine and fealty therefore and was admitted thereof tenant in the aforesaid from etc and afterwards came the said Jn Middleton senior in person and in this full court remitted released and quitclaimed forever everything for himself and his heirs forever to the aforesaid Jn his son into his full possession and existing seisin and for his heirs both on the aforesaid condition and annual payment and all his right estate title claim and demand of in and from the tenement and aforesaid yard thus namely that neither he himself the aforesaid Jn Middleton senior nor his heirs should be able or ought to be able to exact claim or take any right estate title claim interest or demand of or in the aforesaid premises or in any parcel thereof but from all actions etc and thus the aforesaid Jn Middleton the son is now accepted thereof tenant of the lord as above excepting any other conditions
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