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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr22)

2.11.1639 (Saturday 2 November 1639)

document 34500019

whereas at a court here held 24.1.1615 Thos Harlakenden senior gentleman and Agnes Harlakenden one of the daughters of the said Thos were admitted tenants of the lord viz the aforesaid Thos for his lifetime and the aforesaid Agnes for herself and her heirs in remainder after the decease of the said Thos to one tenement or cottage and garden and a rentery called Ruffles and to one piece of land late parcel of Barnehawes containing by estimation 2r with appurtenances lying at the western side of the said cottage and enclosed with fences and ditch as by a roll of the aforesaid court it appears which same said Agnes after the said court and after several years had past died thereof thus seised without heirs of her body legitimately procreated and whereas at a court here held 3.1.1637 it was shown by the homage that the aforesaid Thos Harlakenden junior brother and heir to the said Agnes surrendered into the hands of the lord the aforesaid cottage and other premises with appurtenances and all right estate and interest of each of them in the premises to the use and behoof of Edw Elliston gentleman and his heirs forever upon condition of the payment of the sum of 67li7s8d of legal money of England at a certain day and place contained in the aforesaid surrender as by a roll of the aforesaid court it appears which same said sum and each parcel thereof unpaid as the aforesaid Edw Elliston in court alleged upon which came here into court the aforesaid Edw Elliston and humbly sought admittance to the aforesaid tenements and other the premises with appurtenances as forfeited to him to whom the lord by the aforesaid steward granted and delivered thereof seisin by the rod to have and to hold the aforesaid tenement and other premises with appurtenances to the aforesaid Edw Elliston his heirs and assigns 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 etc and he gave to the lord for a fine and afterwards to that same court came the aforesaid Edw Elliston in person and in full court surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of the aforesaid steward the aforesaid tenement and other premises with appurtenances to the use and behoof of the said Thos Harlakenden senior his heirs and assigns forever who present in court 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 tenement and other premises with appurtenances to the aforesaid Thos Harlakenden senior and his assigns forever from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the aforesaid manor by the rent services and customs thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he gave to the lord for a fine and made fealty and was admitted tenant