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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr22)

7.10.1643 (Saturday 7 October 1643)

document 34601257

whereas at a court here held 28.12.163= Geo Bentall and Ann his wife were admitted tenants of the lord for themselves and their heirs to two crofts of land containing by estimation 11a more of less as it is divided by the metes and bounds adjoining upon certain lands called Bromefield as by a roll of the aforesaid court it appears now to this court came the aforesaid Geo Bentall and Ann his wife Ann herself solely and secretly examined by the steward of the court as is the custom and they surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of the aforesaid steward the aforesaid two crofts of land with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Antho Bentall of Halstead 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 two crofts of land with appurtenances to the aforesaid Antho Bentall 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 and made fealty