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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr22)

21.4.1636 (Thursday 21 April 1636)

document 34300643

and furthermore whereas at a view with court here held 9.4.1619 Roger Brownson was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs to one cottage and garden called Humfreyes abutting upon a croft of land called Chalkney Croft on one part and the highway leading towards Great Tey on the other part 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 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 cottage and garden with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Cornelius Brownson son of the said Roger and the heirs and assigns of the said Cornelius forever and afterwards and before this court the aforesaid Roger 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 cottage and other premises 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 this same court and the court sitting came the aforesaid Cornelius Brownson in person and in consideration of a marriage had between the said Cornelius and a certain Martha Gulston spinster surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of the aforesaid steward the aforesaid cottage and other premises with appurtenances to the use and behoof of the aforesaid 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 cottage and other premises with appurtenances to the aforesaid Cornelius and Martha for their lifetimes and to the longer liver 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 for fines and made fealty