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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr22)

28.12.1638 (Sunday 28 December 1638)

document 34402536

and furthermore at this court it is shown by the homage that Jn Brownson who held for himself and the heirs of his body legitimately procreated one croft of land or pasture called Chalkney Croft with a barn built thereon or by whatever other name it is called now as it is divided into two crofts from the rest of the said croft and lying on the west of the remainder of the said croft next to the demesne lands of this manor called The Fenn as by a roll of court bearing the date 22.3.1611 it is clearly shown after the last court and before this court died thus seised thereof and that Margt Brownson and Mary Brownson are daughters and coheirs of the said Jn Brownson of his body legitimately procreated and under age viz the aforesaid Margt aged 4yrs3mths or thereabouts and the aforesaid Mary is aged 1yr or thereabouts who by Margt Brownson their mother and deputy humbly sought admittance to whom by the aforesaid deputy the lord by the aforesaid steward granted and delivered thereof seisin by the rod to have to them and the heirs of their bodies legitimately procreated in coparcenary 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 a fine and fealty was respited because they were under age and furthermore custody both of the body of the said Margt and Mary and of the aforesaid lands was granted by the lord's agreement by the aforesaid steward to the aforesaid Margt Brownson their mother until each should reach their separate ages of twenty one years to give to them thereof at the said age a fair reckoning and to find for them food clothing and other necessaries and for such custody she gave to the lord for a fine and thus was admitted guardian