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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

15.10.1624 (Friday 15 October 1624)

document 33801949

whereas at a court held for the aforesaid manor 27.5.last it was shown by the homage of this court that Barth Church gentleman was lately seised for himself and his heirs among other things of and in certain customary lands held by copy of a roll of court of this manor viz of one tenement with garden adjoining called Tredgolds lying in Colne St sometime of Jn Botteler and once in the tenure of Jn Barnake shoemaker and one croft of land lying next called Grapnells and with a certain way lying on the western part of the aforesaid tenement leading from the kings highway into and as far as the aforesaid croft as it is now enclosed with fencing and that he himself was thus seised thereof in .4.1623 he committed the crime of murder upon a man and for such offence her was attainted by outlawry at the suit of our lord the king now by reason of this same said crime and attainder the aforesaid tenement and other premises among others are found forfeit to the lord of the aforesaid manor as by a roll of court here above cited it is clearly shown by which same said pretext the premises tenements and other aforesaid premises among others were seized into the hands of Rich Harlakenden esq lord of the aforesaid manor and he himself was thus lawfully seised thereof now at this court by his grace he specifically granted out of his hands the aforesaid tenement and other premises to Jn Church gentleman natural brother of the aforesaid Barth and his heirs to whom the same said Jn Churche present here in court the lord by his aforesaid steward granted and delivered thereof seisin by the rod to have to himself the aforesaid Jn Church his heirs and assigns 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 customs and services thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he made therefore fine and fealty to the lord and was admitted etc