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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr21)

29.3.1627 (Thursday 29 March 1627)

document 34000274

whereas at a court baron here held wednesday being 23.6.1613 Agnes Byrd and Rich Byrd were admitted tenants of the lord to one messuage with garden adjoining late of Wm Oldhall as by the metes and bounds etc and to one garden called Sagis Garden by the surrender of Wm Rayner and Joan his wife to the use and behoof of the said Agnes Byrd widow and her assigns for and during the term of the natural lifetime of Agnes the remainder thereof after her decease to the said Rich son of Agnes and the heirs of the body of Rich himself legitimately procreated and in default of such issue the remainder thereof to Hen Byrd the other son of the said Agnes and the heirs of the body of the said Hen legitimately procreated and in default of such heirs the remainder thereof to Mary then and now wife of Jn Lucas daughter of the said Agnes and the heirs of the said Mary forever as by a roll of that court produced here in court and shown it is clearly shown now at this court it is shown by the homage that the aforesaid Rich Byrd and Hen before this court died without heirs of their bodies legitimately procreated and that the aforesaid premises should remain after the death of the said Agnes at this time being alive to the said Jn and Mary as the right of the said Mary by virtue of the above mentioned surrender and the heirs of the said Mary forever who the same said Mary present here in court sought admittance to the said remainder according to the above mentioned surrender to whom the lord by his aforesaid steward granted thereof seisin to her to have to her 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 services and customs thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and she gave to the lord her fine for such her estate as is shown in the margin     and was admitted thereof tenant and afterwards in this same court and the court sitting came in person the aforesaid Jn Lucas and Mary his wife she herself solely examined and acknowledged by the steward as is the custom and surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of his steward the aforesaid remainder of and in the messuage with garden adjoining called Oldhall and the aforesaid garden called Sagis Garden to the use and behoof of the said Jn Lucas and Mary his wife for their lifetime and to the longer liver and after their decease to the use and behoof of Eliz Lucas the second daughter of the said Jn and Mary and the heirs of the body of Eliz herself legitimately procreated and in default of such issue then to the use and behoof of Mary the first born daughter of the said Jn and Mary and the heirs of the body of the said Mary legitimately procreated and in default of such heirs to the rightful heirs of the said Jn and Mary forever upon which the aforesaid Jn Mary and Eliz by the aforesaid Jn the father present here in court sought admittance to the aforesaid remainder according to the above mentioned surrender to whom the lord by his aforesaid steward granted to them seisin thereof to have to the aforesaid Jn and Mary during the term of their lives and to the longer liver and after their decease to the aforesaid Eliz and the heirs of her body legitimately procreated according to the aforesaid surrender 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 services and customs thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and the aforesaid Jn Mary and Eliz gave to the lord their fine as is shown in the margin     and the aforesaid Jn made fealty to the lord and they were admitted thereof tenants