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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr22)

27.12.1639 (Sunday 27 December 1639)

document 34500757

and furthermore whereas at a court here held 21.4.1636 it was shown by the then homage that the aforesaid Wm Nevill gentleman who held for himself and his heirs one croft of land called Whitecroft and one other parcel of land called Beanefield Wellfield and Bamble and also one croft of land called Murdons Croft and one other croft of land called Murdons and one garden called Murdons and one garden called Buggs Garden and one pasture of enclosed land enclosed in two parcels and upon one of them a certain building the tile kiln and one parcel of land with garden or little grove adjoining called Sturpitts and one tenement with garden adjoining called Doddingpol Hoe and one other tenement called Wanstaves and one croft of land called Howletts and one other croft of land with aldercarr called Smiths and another croft of land with appurtenances sometime of Jn Sexten and one tenement sometime of Rich Hoe and a pasture upon The Hoe late of Jn Wallis and one garden called Heggs Garden with a certain lane lying between lands late of the Earl of Oxford called Bridgmans and a croft of the lord's land called Teynter Croft he surrendered into the hands of the lord the aforesaid premises with appurtenances and all his other lands and tenements held of the aforesaid manor by copy of a court roll at the time of the aforesaid surrender in the tenure of Wm Nicholls to the use and intention of his last will and afterwards he died thus seised now to this court came Rich Nevill son and heir of the said Wm and produced here in court testimonial letters of the said Wm Nevill approved under the seal of the ordinary bearing the date 23.12.1635 the tenor of which concerning the premises in the following English words item I give to my eldest son Rich all that farm or homestall which Wm Nicholl now holdeth of me with all the lands in the occupation of the said Wm both free and copy to him and his heirs forever upon condition that my son Rich pay to my youngest son Antho at this age of twenty four years if he shall so long live the sum of 400li and also my will and meaning is that that my son Rich shall be possessed of the lands at the age of twenty four years if he shall so long live item I give bequeath and allot to my loving mother mrs Mary Nevill 60li a year of lawful money of England paid her out of all my before devised and bequeathed land and leases and the rents and profits that shall arise out of the same towards the bringing up of all my children in learning and good nurture as by the aforesaid testimonial letters it plainly appears upon which came here into court the aforesaid Rich Nevill and humbly sought admittance to whom the lord by the aforesaid steward granted and delivered t hereof seisin by the rod to have and to hold all and singular the premises with appurtenances to the aforesaid Rich Nevill his heirs and assigns forever according to the tenor and effect of the aforesaid testament and upon the condition expressed in the said testament saving thereof to the said Mary Nevill and her assigns the said sum of 60li per annum to the use mentioned in the aforesaid testament and delimited and until the aforesaid Rich Nevill shall reach his said age of twenty four years 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 the fine was assessed by the court for his admission at 36li of legal money of England to be paid to the said lord of the manor or his assigns upon 20.12.next at the dwelling house of the lord called Colne Priory and fealty was respited