Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr22)

24.7.1650 (Wednesday 24 July 1650)

document 34800623

whereas at a court here held 29.12.1640 Jn Foakes and Rose his wife were admitted tenants of the lord for themselves and the heirs of the said Jn to a certain customary meadow from ancient times called Hipford Meadow and now Round Meadow with appurtenances lying in Halstead and Sible Henningham or in either of them as by a roll of the aforesaid court it appears now at this court it is shown by the homage that the aforesaid Jn Foakes afterwards and before this court died thus seised thereof and that the aforesaid Rose herself survives and holds the tenement for her lifetime and that Jn Foakes is son and heir of the said Jn Foakes deceased who present in court humbly sought admittance to the reversion of the said meadow with appurtenances to whom the lord by the aforesaid steward granted and delivered thereof seisin by the rod to have and to hold the reversion of the said meadow with appurtenances to the aforesaid Jn Foakes his heirs and assigns from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the said manor by the rents services and customs thereunto belonging and by right accustomed when the reversion should happen into his possession and he gave to the lord for a fine