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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr22)

21.4.1636 (Thursday 21 April 1636)

document 34300581

and furthermore whereas at a view with court here held 22.3.1612 Roger Brownson was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs to one croft of land called Chalkney Croft or by whatever other name it is called as by a roll of the aforesaid court here in court produced it is clearly shown and appears now at this court it is shown by the homage that after the last general court and before this court viz 3.8.1635 the aforesaid Roger Brownson surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Wm Adams instead of the bailiff in the presence of Jn Brownson and Jn Browne two customary tenants of the aforesaid manor the same testifying according to the custom of the aforesaid manor the aforesaid croft of land with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Cornelius Brownson his son and his heirs and assigns forever and afterwards and before this court he died upon which to this court came the aforesaid Cornelius Brownson and humbly sought admittance to whom the lord by the aforesaid steward granted and delivered thereof seisin by the rod to have and to hold the aforesaid croft of land with appurtenances to himself and his heirs forever 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 for a fine etc and afterwards in the same court and the court sitting came the aforesaid Cornelius Brownson in person and in consideration of the marriage performed between the said Cornelius Brownson and Martha Gulston spinster surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of his aforesaid steward the aforesaid croft of land with appurtenances to the use and behoof of the said Cornelius Brownson and Martha for their lifetimes and to the longer liver and after their decease to the use of the rightful heirs of the said Cornelius forever to whom the same said Cornelius and Martha the lord by the aforesaid steward granted and delivered thereof seisin by the rod to have the aforesaid croft with appurtenances to them and their assigns for their lifetimes and to the longer liver the remainder thereof in the aforesaid form 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 they gave to the lord their fine and made fealty and were admitted tenants