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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr22)

21.4.1636 (Thursday 21 April 1636)

document 34300539

whereas at a court here held 20.12.1609 Thos Leffingwell was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs to one tenement built or cottage with garden adjoining called Prills sometime of Wm Tendering and afterwards of Wm Sporaer as by a roll of the aforesaid court here in court produced it plainly appears now at this court it is shown by the homage that after the last general court and before this court viz 3.4.1635 the aforesaid Thos Leffingwell surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Jn Machyn instead of the bailiff in the presence of Jn Potter and Jn Machyn two customary tenants of the aforesaid manor the same testifying according to the custom of the aforesaid manor the aforesaid tenement or cottage and other premises with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Thos Leffingwell son of the said Thos and the heirs and assigns of the said Thos Leffingwell the son forever and that after the aforesaid surrender and before this court the aforesaid Thos Leffingwell senior died upon which to this court came the aforesaid Thos Leffingwell the son and humbly sought admittance to whom the lord by the aforesaid steward granted and delivered thereof seisin by the rod to have to him and his heirs 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 services and customs thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he gave to the lord his fine and made fealty and was admitted tenant