Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr22)

3.10.1643 (Tuesday 3 October 1643)

document 34600481

and furthermore at this court it is shown by the homage that Thos Smith who held for himself and his heirs certain lands and customary tenements called Loshes and Fowle Meade lying in White Colne as by a roll of court bearing the date 6.8.1634 it appears after the last court viz 27.9.1642 he surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Robt Cunliffe instead of the bailiff in the presence of Hen Enew and Robt Carter two customary tenants of the aforesaid manor the same testifying the aforesaid lands and tenements by name one customary messuage or tenement called Loshes and Fowle Meade and 8a of land meadow and pasture pertaining to the aforesaid messuage with appurtenances now in the tenure or occupation of Jn Cooke or his assigns to the use and behoof of Wm Ellis of Feering yeoman his heirs and assigns forever upon the condition that if the aforesaid Thos Smith his heirs executors or assigns should pay of cause to be paid to the aforesaid Wm Ellis his executors or assigns 216li of legal money of England in or upon 28.9.1643 at the dwelling house of the said Wm Ellis called Feering Berry in the aforesaid Feering that then the aforesaid surrender should be void now to this court came the aforesaid Wm Ellis and gave the court intelligence and information that the aforesaid 216li nor any part or parcel thereof has been paid at the day and aforesaid place according to the aforesaid condition and remains unpaid to this time and that he himself before this court gave and paid to the aforesaid Thos Smith a certain sum of money for full and absolute purchase of the aforesaid lands and tenements and thereof he humbly seeks admittance to whom the lord by the aforesaid steward granted and delivered thereof seisin by the rod to have and to hold the aforesaid messuage lands and tenements with appurtenances to the aforesaid Wm Ellis his heirs and assigns 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 and made fealty