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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr22)

24.7.1634 (Thursday 24 July 1634)

document 34201974

whereas at a view with court here held 6.10.1610 Hen Pullen was admitted to the remainder or reversion of certain lands and tenements called Loshes and Foule Meade when they should happen by or after the death of Margt Pullen lately wife of Jn Pullen deceased and afterwards wife of Thos Smyth deceased and afterwards wife of Joseph Harvey by the surrender and according to the testament of Jn Pullen his father upon the condition that the aforesaid Hen Pullen his heirs executors or assigns should pay or ca use to be paid to a certain Ann Pullen daughter of the said Jn Pullen the sum of 10li of legal money of England within two years next following after the death of the said Margt his wife and to Thomasine Pullen another daughter of the said Jn 10li of legal money within four years next following after the death of the said Margt and to Sibil another daughter of the said Jn 10li of legal money of England within six years next following after the death of the said Margt and to Eliz Pullen another daughter of the said Jn 10li of legal money within eight years after the death of the said Margt and to Margt Pullen another daughter of the said Jn 10li of legal money of England within ten years next following after the death of the said Margt his wife and to Edith Pullen another daughter of the said Jn 10li of legal money of England within twelve years next following after the death of the said Margt his wife and if it should happen that the aforesaid Hen Pullen his heirs or assigns should make default in the aforesaid payments of the separate sums of money in the aforesaid manner and form or in any of them that then the aforesaid daughters and each of them to whom the aforesaid sum was bequeathed by the aforesaid testimony of the aforesaid Jn Pullen as long as it is shown that payment was not made in the aforesaid manner and form they should be permitted to enter into the aforesaid premises with appurtenances and to have and to hold the same to themselves and their assigns for and during the term of four years as by a roll of the aforesaid court it clearly appears and also whereas the aforesaid Edith after the death of the said Jn Pullen died in the lifetime of the said Margt and whereas at the aforesaid court the aforesaid Hen Pullen after his admission surrendered his remainder or reversion of the said premises to the use of Thos Smyth and the heirs of the body of the said Thos Smyth legitimately procreated and in default of such issue the remainder thereof to the rightful heirs of the said Margt then wife of the said Thos forever upon the condition that the aforesaid Thos Smyth or Margt then his wife or their heirs executors or assigns or any of them should pay or cause to be paid the aforesaid separate sums of money to the aforesaid daughters in the aforesaid manner and form excepting the said 10li of the said Edith then deceased as stated provided also that if any of the aforesaid daughters then surviving should die before the aforesaid sum of money or the portion devised to them can be paid that then the aforesaid Thos Smyth or the said Margt their heirs or assigns or any of them should pay or cause to be paid the aforesaid sum or portion or sums or portions of the said daughter or daughters thus dying to the children of the aforesaid daughters thus dying and if she does not have children then to the remaining daughters living at that time to be divided equally between them and upon the condition also that the aforesaid Thos or Margt his wife their heirs executors or assigns should pay or cause to be paid to the aforesaid Hen Pullen his heirs executors or assigns the sum of 33li of legal money of England within one year next following after the said title of the said court in the porch of the parish church of White Colne and whereas at the aforesaid court the aforesaid Thos Smyth was admitted for himself and his aforesaid heirs to the remainder or the aforesaid reversion when it should happen by or after the death of the said Margt as by a roll of the aforesaid court it is clearly shown now at this court it is shown by the homage that after the said court and before this court the aforesaid Thos Smyth died thus seised thereof of the remainder or aforesaid reversion etc and that Thos Smyth is his son and the heir of his body legitimately procreated and of full age and that the aforesaid Margt after the last court and before this court died upon which came here into court the aforesaid Thos Smyth the son and heir of the body of the said Thos and humbly sought admittance to whom the lord by the aforesaid steward granted and delivered thereof seisin by the rod to have the aforesaid premises with appurtenances to the aforesaid Thos Smyth and the heirs of his body legitimately procreated the remainder thereof in the aforesaid form upon the condition that the aforesaid Thos Smyth his heirs or assigns should pay or cause to be paid the aforesaid separate sums in the aforesaid manner and form of the daughters excepting the said sum of 10li thus devised to the said Edith now dead and such as the aforesaid Thos Smyth and Margt his wife ought to pay to hold from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord by the rents services and customs thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and the fine assessed by the court at 26li of legal money of England to be paid to the lord of the manor or his assigns in the following manner viz 16li at or before michaelmas next following the title of this court and 10li of legal money of England in or before the 1.1.next following the title of this court and for security of the aforesaid payment of 26li in the aforesaid manner and form the aforesaid Thos came into court and in person surrendered the aforesaid lands and tenements into the hands of the lord by the hands of the aforesaid steward to the use of Rich Harlakenden lord of the aforesaid manor and his heirs forever upon the condition that if the aforesaid Thos Smyth his heirs or assigns should pay or cause to be paid the aforesaid 16li at or before the said feast of michaelmas and the said 10li before 1.1. in the aforesaid form that then the aforesaid surrender should be void and of no force
fine 26li