Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

16.4.1623 (Wednesday 16 April 1623)

document 33801013

and afterwards also in this same court the aforesaid Jn Middleton the son and Hester his wife in person she herself first solely and secretly examined by the lord's steward and acknowledged according to the custom of the aforesaid manor surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of the aforesaid steward the tenement or cottage in which the aforesaid Wm Middleton now lives and the aforesaid yardroom to the use and behoof of Joan Middleton wife of the aforesaid Wm Middleton and the heirs and assigns of Joan herself forever to whom the same said Joan present here in court the lord by his aforesaid steward granted and delivered thereof seisin by the rod to have to herself and her heirs 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 the aforesaid Joan made fine and fealty to the lord and was admitted etc