Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr22)

=.12.1641 (December 1641)

document 34501996

and furthermore whereas at a court here held 17.2.1631 Robt Cells was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs to one cottage or tenement called Sadlers as by a roll of the aforesaid court it appears now at this court it is shown by the homage that the aforesaid Robt Cells after the last court viz 19.5.1641 surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Wm Adams instead of the bailiff in the presence of Ambrose Waller and Thos King two customary tenants of the aforesaid manor the same testifying the aforesaid cottage with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Frances Gilson wife of Thos Gilson of Gosfield husbandman and the heirs of the body of the aforesaid Frances legitimately procreated and in default of such issue to the use and behoof of Walt Pease of Earls Colne tailor brother of the said Frances and the heirs and assigns of the said Walt forever upon which came here into court the aforesaid Frances 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 premises with appurtenances to the aforesaid Frances Gilson and the heirs of her body legitimately procreated 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 she gave to the lord for a fine