Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr22)

=.12.1641 (December 1641)

document 34502087

whereas at a view with court here held 29.12.1640 Helen Aymes wife of Hen Aymes was admitted tenant of the lord for herself and the heirs of her body legitimately procreated to one parcel of customary land with appurtenances containing 7a more or less bought from Jas Pennock and lying in Earls Colne as by a roll of the aforesaid court it appears now to this court came the aforesaid Hen Aymes and Helen his wife Helen herself solely and secretly examined by the steward of the court as is the custom and in full and open court they surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of the aforesaid steward the aforesaid parcel of land with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Jas Pennock 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 premises with appurtenances to the aforesaid Jas Pennock 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 and customs thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he gave to the lord for a fine etc